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Egyptian Openwork Plaque with Udjat Eye, Third Intermediate Period, 1069-664 BC

Large openwork amulet plaque with the udjat eye set inside a rectangular frame. The tear duct rests on the feather of Maat.

Green glazed composition with black pupil and brow. Incised details.

Double sided, pierced longitudinally.

For a similar example, cf. fig. 46 in: Carol Andrews. Amulets of Ancient Egypt. London 1994.

Excellent quality and condition. The corner with the feather of Maat glued.

W. 4.3 cm (1.7 in), H. 3.9 cm (1.5 in)

Estate of Alfred L. Radinsky (†1906), collected during his travels through Egypt 1876 to 1879.

1350 USD

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