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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Flat plain back design, incised on front. Pale green glaze. Bored, end of brow chipped.

Provenance

From Giza, East of 7070, 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, Old Kingdom, mid-Dynasty 4 to mid-Dynasty 5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 2.5 cm (3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-8

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets