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Wedget-eye amulet
Wedget-eye amulet - Ancient Art Style
Ref : 86548
SOLD
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Egypt
Medium :
Egyptian faience
Dimensions :
L. 2.11 inch X H. 1.67 inch X P. 0.18 inch
Ancient Art  - Wedget-eye amulet
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Wedget-eye amulet

Egyptian faience.
Third Intermediate Period, 1070-664 BC.
H. 4,25 cm. W: 5.35 cm D: 0.45cm
Sizeable Egyptian blue glazed faience wedget-eye amulet. The wedget-eye or eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power, and good health. Egyptian faience was popular and widely used for small objects like scarabs and other forms of amulets, jewelry and small size statuettes and cosmetic vessels. Egyptian faience is a sintered-quartz ceramic coated with vitreous glazing.
Condition: Excellent. Intact
Provenance: the estate of the long deceased well-known Austrian collector W. G. of Wiener Neustadt sold through H. D. Rauch, Vienna, Austria.

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Ancient Art