Mosaic eye amulet: a lozenge-shaped human eye in mosaic glass fused (anciently) to opaque dark-blue glass plaque. The eye is in realistic style with a white and light-and dark-blue pupil on an opaque white field. At each end of the white field is a red dot. In turn this area is enclosed by a yellow border with brown lashes. Not pierced and so perhaps intended as an amuletic inlay.

An00022792 001 l

Thing

Made Of
glass
Type of Thing
amulet, ?, plaque, ["inlay", "?"]

Place

Found In
Egypt

Time

Acquired In
1882
Period/Culture
Roman Period, early

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