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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Light green glaze; lines on both sides, bored lenthwise.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Tanis, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 1.3 cm (13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.579

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets