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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, Dynasty 12 (about 1985-1773 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Eye of Horus (Wedjat) Amulet

Origin

Egypt

Date

1985 BCE–1773 BCE

Medium

Carnelian

Dimensions

2.25 × 3 × .5 cm (7/8 × 1 3/16 × 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1892.166

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