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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Wedjat eye, white. Eyebrows in green, pupil in black. Same both sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, North of Pyramid 1-A. December 1924: 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

Length x thickness x width: 1.6 x 0.7 x 1.2 cm (5/8 x 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2723

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets