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Plaque with eye of Horus (wedjat)

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


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

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

Object Place for Label

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets