Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Length x width x depth: 2.0 x 1.7 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 11/16 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. Front lower projection missing.
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