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Wdjat eye amulet
332 BCE-100 CE

Medium
faience
Measurements
2.6 × 10.9 × 9.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
716-D2
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Mrs H. Darlot, 1901
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Plaque with a representation of the sacred eye of the god Horus. It represents the moon, being the left eye. The eye is shown in high raised relief and the back is roughly smoothed. A large perforated hole through the sides and back and also a long horizontal opening made along the back of the hole. Much of the glaze has worn off on the back and on areas of the front.