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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Blue glaze, lines in darker color.


From Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Mentuhotep. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1905)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Object Place for Label


Deir el-Bahari, Egypt

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets