|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||8th century BC|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from the British School of Archaeology, Iraq, 1965|
|Other Number:||ND 10386 - Field No SF|
Horse's cheekpiece with attachment holes. Engraved and inlaid design of wadjet eye with arm holding ram headed sceptre. Traces of blue inlay in eye. Guilloche border.
-This ivory cheekpiece was decorated with the engraved and inlaid design of a wadjet eye connected to an arm holding a ram-headed scepter. The wadjet eye symbol originated in Egypt. It was later called the Eye of Horus, and symbolized both protection and royal power.
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