Eye of the God Horus (Wedjat) Amulet

A work made of carnelian.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of carnelian.

Date:

First Intermediate Period or Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3–8 (2705–2213 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Eye of the God Horus (Wedjat) Amulet

Origin

Egypt

Date

2705 BC–2213 BC

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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