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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:

Middle Kingdom (?) (about 1700 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Eye of Horus (Wedjat) Amulet

Origin

Egypt

Date

1700 BCE

Medium

Carnelian

Dimensions

0.6 × 1.1 × 0.3 cm (1/4 × 7/16 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.950

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