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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Green faience Wedjat eye amulet; design on both sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7792A, in filling of pit. 1928 : 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: 1.4 x 1.9 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1391

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets