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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Two small wedjat eyes, one highly conventional, pierced design, color is green; other is crudely made, green, eyebrow and iris are black, damaged, both mislabeled as 28-2-1253.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Between mastabas G 7330 and G 7340, in radim. 1927 : 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

Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2020

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets