5 December 2001
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE WADJET EYE PLAQUE
Late Period to Ptolemaic, 664-30 B.C.
Of green and blue faience, the sacred eye in raised relief, the eyebrow with a herring-bone pattern, oriented to the right, in a slightly irregular rectangular field framed by a thin border
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) wide
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The back with an old label reading, "OCCHIO MISTICO (UTA). L. POLLAK (MARUCCHI), J. V. KOPF ALS SAMMLER, ROMA 1905."
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