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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Small rectangular Wedjat Eye. Design in relief touched up with red and brown. Flat back with crossed lines incised. Bored, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, debris south of the enclosing wall of Isis Temple. 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

Height x length: 0.9 x 1.1 cm (3/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-697

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets