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ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GOLD EYE AMULET ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GOLD EYE AMULET

of realistic form, intended as a protective amulet

and to give the wearer the ability to see in the Underworld.

Roman, 1st-2nd Century AD

L. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm.)

Ex E. B. collection, Orion, Michigan,

acquired from Royal-Athena in July 1997.

Cf. a similar example in C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt (1994), fig. 73, p. 70.

On loan to Ball State Univ. Art Gallery; George Mason Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum - 1995-2016.

BE1713C
$2,800


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