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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Broken wedjat eye. Flat back, design in low relief. Pupil black, bright blue glaze. Bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, east and a little to the north of G 7152. 1926 : 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 width: 2.5 x 1.8 cm (1 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-971

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets