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Polychrome glazed composition pectoral in the form of a 'wedjat'-eye: the eye and the highly stylized eyebrow are of blue glazed composition, while the area between the angled bar of the eye and the eye itself is filled with red glazed composition. The cornea and iris are white and black respectively. There are three rows of tiny cats decorating the exaggerated area between the eye and eyebrow. There are two suspension rings at the top.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Length: 8.85 centimetres
- Width: 7.27 centimetres
- Thickness: 1 centimetres
J.H. Taylor and N.C. Strudwick, Mummies: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt. Treasures from The British Museum, Santa Ana and London 2005, pp. 112-3, pl. on pp. 112-3.
Not on display
1998/9 Oct-Jun, South Carolina, The Charleston Museum, Queens Commoners of the New Kingdom
2003 2 Apr-29 Jun, Leeds, Henry Moore Institute, Magic
2005-2008, California, The Bowers Museum, Death and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA50429
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