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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Faience: blue-green glaze; rude work; good condition.

Provenance

From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. G.M.T. / N.W.Corner / burial. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.893

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets