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Archeological Object

Amulet in the shape of udjat eye (no cat. 947)


Amulet in the shape of udjat eye

The amulet represents the udjat eye. The contour of the eye and details (the pupil, eyebrow, and the plumage of the hawk) were made with the application of black glass paste.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 947
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:

Unknown

Object
  Definizione: Amulet
  Class and ware: amulets
  Title or subject:

Amulet in the shape of udjat eye

Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Late period
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Faience
  Height: 3.4
  Varie: Conservation status: broken lower left corner
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1974,  Curto S., “Antichità egizie a Casale Monferrato” in “Quarto Congresso d’Antichità e d’Arte 1969”, Casale Monferrato, p. 196
1987, Leospo E., “La raccolta Egizia del Vidua” in Romagnini G.P., “Carlo Vidua, viaggiatore e collezionista (1785-1830)”, Casale Monferrato, pp. 41-42
2009, Cortese V. in Einaudi S. (a cura di),  “Egitto nascosto. Collezioni e collezionisti dai Musei Piemontesi” Cinisello Balsamo, p. 85, scheda 51