Faience eye of Horus amulet, Ancient Egyptian, 4000-30BC

Ancient Egyptian faience amulet, right eye, 4000-30 BC.
Faience eye of Horus amulet, Ancient Egyptian, 4000-30BC. Sometimes known as the wedjat eye, this amulet had complex meanings within the Egyptian culture, including protection against the 'evil eye'. Faience is a glazed non-clay ceramic material, composed mainly of crushed quartz or sand
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
4000-30BC
Inventory number :
A76730