5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE WEDJAT-EYE PLAQUE
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXII, 1070-712 B.C.
Comprising an eye with an extending hatched cosmetic line and a conforming brow, a pair of wings and the legs of the falcon Horus below, atop a reed mat, a smaller eye with a circular pupil below, a uraeus with an undulating tail surmounted by a solar disk to the right, a papyrus column to the left
3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) wide
Art Market, U.S. or Europe, circa 1969-early 1970s.
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For the composition see pl. 46 in Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt.
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