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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Faience; sage green glaze; incised details; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, burial in the NW corner of the court. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.6 x 1 cm (5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.925

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets