Udjat Eye of Ra
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Artist:   Egyptian  
Title:   Udjat Eye of Ra  
Date:   1297-1185 BCE  
Medium:   Faience and semi-precious stones  
Dimensions:   1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in. (4.0 x 4.4 cm)  
Credit Line:   The William Hood Dunwoody Fund  
Location:   Gallery Not on view  


Object Description  
  
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Classification:   Adornment  
Physical Description:   Horus eye green; elaborate detail and mosaic work; two rings on edge for suspension; a beautiful piece of work - finer detail than in 279; alabaster and red jasper, at least, the real stone and not glass imitation some inlays fallen out; lavender glass below eye Udjat: Eye of Horus (Eye of Ra); green faience with red jasper and alabaster with lavendar glass inlay beneath eye  
Creation Place:   Africa, Egypt, , ,  
Accession #:   16.278  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts