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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Bright green, wedjat eye with dark purplish lines. In three pieces plus fragments.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar), cemetery of Tel Snailin. 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 664–332 B.C.

Findspot

San-el-Hagar, Egypt

Accession Number

85.587

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets