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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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White with slight tinge of green; no glaze and somewhat incrusted.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1883: J. W. Paige Collection; 1882: Given by J. W. Paige to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

Egyptian,

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

83.341

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets