<em>Wadjet-eye and Lioness Amulet</em>, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 x 1/4 x 3/4 in. (2.5 x 0.6 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1297E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1297E_view1.jpg)

Wadjet-eye and Lioness Amulet

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 x 1/4 x 3/4 in. (2.5 x 0.6 x 1.9 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1297E

Image: CUR.37.1297E_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Sage green glazed faience amulet in the form of a Wadjet-eye. The piece is pierced from side to side for suspension. The eye is represented on both sides of the piece. Above this frieze is a representation, in the round, of a recumbent lion. The lion's head is turned towards its right side. Condition: Glaze has darkened; the rear surface is somewhat worn; reddish stains.

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