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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Faience; dark red; plain surface hole lengthwise.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, GMT / Room J2. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 0.9 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1115

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets