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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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This is one of two hematite wedjat amulets with this field number. The amulet represents the left eye of Horus, with incised details on the front.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7652A, Room IV. April, 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.1218

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets