Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Length x width x depth: 1.9 x 1.6 x 0.5 cm (3/4 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Body: Sacred Eye - Single. Carnelian. Suspension ring at top, one face with rudimentary relief cutting. Perfect.
By 1935: with Mrs. Adelaide Hammond; 1935: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Adelaide Hammond.*
(Accession date: October 3, 1935)
*Fourteen amulets, 35.1496-35.1509, were purchased as a group for $50.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund