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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Sacred eye on one side, standing figure on Hathor on other. Light green glaze.


From Tanis (San el-Hagar), cemetery of Tel Snailin. 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 688–332 B.C.


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

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets