Wedjat eye amulet

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, tomb of Senwosretankh, Surface burial 55, MMA excavations, 1932–33
Medium:
Carnelian
Dimensions:
l. 0.6 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.1.53
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.