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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Faience, wedjat eye, fragment.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) length

Accession Number

11.866

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets