Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
New Kingdom or later, Dynasty 20–21
Object Place: Egypt, said to be from Thebes (Karnak)
Length x width: 3.2 x 2.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This barrel bead amulet is decorated in openwork. It depicts two Eyes of Horus (wedjats) with feathers in between them.
Said to be from Egypt, Thebes (Karnak). 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1606-03.1607) for 10 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.
(Accession date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund