Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

35.24

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Body. Sacred eye: single. Carnelian. Eye in relief on one side. On back sunk cartouche of Amenhotep III. (Set in modern metal swivel ring).

Provenance

By 1935: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins collection; 1935: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Charles B. Perkins.*
(Accession date: January 10, 1935)

Four amulets, 35.22-35.25, were purchased as a group for $50.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund