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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Faience; dark blue glaze; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, G.M.T. / Room J2. 1911: 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, Hellentistic (Ptolemaic)–Roman Imperial Period, 332 B.C.–A.D. 364

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.3 x 1.6 cm (1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.998

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets