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Amulets, ball beads and ring bezel

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This is a group of two carnelian ball beads, two Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets (one with the right edge broken off), one seated falcon god amulet, and the bezel from a green faience finger ring bearing a cartouche with the name "Horemheb, beloved of Amen."

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Haremhab, 1323–1295 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1 x 0.3cm (13/16 x 3/8 x 1/8in.) Diameter ball bead: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Wedjat: 2.2 x 1.7 cm (7/8 x 11/16 in.) Wedjat: 2.3 x 1.9 cm (7/8 x 3/4 in.) Falcon: 2.9 x 1.7 cm (1 1/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.549

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment