Wedjet-eye

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Object Name: 
Wedjet-eye
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.7.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.5 cm, L: 2.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
699-600 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Blue green glassy faience, some chips, dull surface; cast and glazed. Horizontal suspension hole is quite regular and perhaps formed around a rod; motif may have been retouched by engraving with a sharp point in the soft faience material before firing.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976
Content, Derek, Source
1976
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 279-280, #840; BIB# 29547