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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Faience; green glaze; four openwork eyes, separated by papyrus sceptres; one eye broken and missing; pierced lengthwise; details painted in dark brown.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 1070–712 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.7 x 3.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.626

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets