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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Wedjat eye, highly conventionalized, blue-design, one side only.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, South of Mastaba 7520, in fill, 1927 : 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

Overall: 1.2 x 2.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1785

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets