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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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One of five blue glazed votive eyes; two with original string; encrusted with brown.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bahari. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period, 2100–2061 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bahari, Egypt

Accession Number

97.943

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets