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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.


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.


Giza, Egypt


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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets