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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

This is one openwork Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet with a serrated edge. It is also pierced horizontally for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G 1-b. 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, New Kingdom to Late Period, 1550–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.3 cm (7/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24-11-49

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets