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Eye of Horus (wedjat ) amulet

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Faience, wedjat eye(?) pierced with two holes. From Gizeh.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.876

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets