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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet is in the shape of a rectangular plaque. There is a roughly etched wedjat eye on one side and papyrus column (wadj) on the other side. It is in good condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. Menkaura Pyramid Temple, GMT J' Lot C3 / M. Kl. 1907: 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, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–364 A.D.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.1 x 0.1 cm (1/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1001

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets