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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Fragment, half of quadruple wedjat eyes amulet. Compare to 24-11-214, back flat, light blue.

Provenance

Giza, Between G 7220-30. December, 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

Height x length x thickness: 1.2 x 2.2 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2800

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets