Amulets, ball beads and ring bezel

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab
1323–1295 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1 x 0.3cm (13/16 x 3/8 x 1/8in.) Diameter ball bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Wedjat: 2.2 x 1.7 cm (7/8 x 11/16 in.) Wedjat: 2.3 x 1.9 cm (7/8 x 3/4 in.) Falcon: 2.9 x 1.7 cm (1 1/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.549

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

This is a group of two carnelian ball beads, two Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets (one with the right edge broken off), one seated falcon god amulet, and the bezel from a green faience finger ring bearing a cartouche with the name “Horemheb, beloved of Amen.”

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer