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Eye of Horus (Wedjat) Amulet

A work made of carnelian.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of carnelian.

Date:

Old Kingdom (about 2686-2125 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Eye of Horus (Wedjat) Amulet

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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2686 BCE–2125 BCE

Medium

Carnelian

Dimensions

1.6 × 1.6 × 0.6 cm (5/8 × 5/8 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson, Henry H. Getty, and Norman W. Harris

Reference Number

1892.96

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