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Amulet with incised eye of Horus (wedjat)

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Crude rectangular amulet. Ring at top broken. Green glaze, hard light gray paste. Same on all sides except for crudely scratched design in middle. On back a wedjat eye crudely designed.

Provenance

From Giza, St. 7000. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.8 x 2 cm (3/8 x 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-741

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets