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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Wedjat Eye amulet fragment. Serrated edge.

Provenance

From Giza, Giza 7210G. Pit of mastaba. 1924:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

1.5 x 2.5 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.3077.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets