Plaque with eye of Horus (wedjat)

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
1186–1070 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Thebes

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6.2 x 6.0 x 1.0 cm (2 7/16 x 2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1950

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Embossed gold; hollow; much crushed; winged disc, etc. on one side; sacred eye on other.

Provenance

Said to be from Thebes. 1903: Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt for the MFA with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund