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Amulet
Date Made/Found: probably 1550-1069 BC
Material and Medium: carnelian
Dimensions: Overall: 20 x 5 x 24mm (13/16 x 3/16 x 15/16in.) Overall: 17 x 5 x 20mm (11/16 x 3/16 x 13/16in.)
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: EG02
These two carnelian Wadjet amulets were associated with the god Horus and would make the body whole and offer protection.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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