London, South Kensington
28 April 2009
A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION AND GLASS WEDJAT-EYES
MAINLY 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Comprising a green glazed composition wedjat-eye with fine detail, 6th-3rd Century B.C.; and another eight glazed composition, glass and 'Egyptian blue' wedjat-eyes with relief and incised details, 2 in. (5 cm.) long max.; a pottery wedjat-eye mould, 1 7/8 in. (4.6 cm.) long, all mainly 2nd-1st millennium B.C.; and a yellow and 'black' glazed composition cylindrical bead necklace with central yellow glazed composition wedjat-eye, restrung, 22 in. (56 cm.) long (11)
Plesch collection; acquired from D. T. Bowring, London, 1978-1982.
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(AGm 4.2, AGm 4.0A, AGm 3.7, AGm 5A, AGm 3.8, AGm 2.2A, AGm 1.7A, AGm 2B, AGm 1.5/126, Cm 4.6)
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