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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

Origin

Egypt

Date

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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