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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Faience; dull green and yellow-brown, wedjat eye with eyebrow and pupil in purple on one side and green on the other; slight glaze.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Henry J. Bigelow

Egyptian, Late Old Kingdom–Roman Period, 2323–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

82.259

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets