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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Faience; light blue glaze; incised details; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, communal burial in room J1 (= pillared hall 27), between pillar 6 and wall. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition (found by M. Ali); assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.976

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets