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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Mould for eye of Horus amulet
Date Made:1069-332 BCE (Dynasties 21-31)
Type:Functional
Materials:Clay
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:overall: 2 5/16 x 2 3/16 x 1/4 in.; 5.8738 x 5.5563 x .635 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.1.A.C
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
Disk with raised lip; lip has two opposed channels; hollow in center has design of wedjat-eye (eye of Horus); of a reddish color. Mould for making faience amulet.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; craftsmen; religion; deities; deities

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