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Wedjat Eye Amulet

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Wood, inlaid with glass and gilded stucco
Dimensions:
H. 2.9 × W. 2.8 × D. 0.5 cm (1 1/8 × 1 1/8 × 3/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Lily S. Place, 1923
Accession Number:
23.6.49
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Collection of Lily S. Place, Cairo. Donated by Lily Place to the museum, 1923.

Harer, Ben 2008. "The Drexel Collection: From Egypt to the Diaspora." In Servant of Mut: studies in honor of Richard A. Fazzini, about collector Lily S. Place.

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