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Archeological Object

Amulet in the shape of udjat eye (no cat. 949)


Amulet in the shape of udjat eye

The amulet represent the udjat eye. The eyebrow, the internal parts of the eye and the plumage of the hawk, have been realized in engraving; the pupil is highlighted  with the application of black glass paste.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 949
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: 2
  Varie: Conservation status: whole
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