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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Faience. Blue glaze. Openwork. Brow and pupil darker.. Details in relief on both faces.

Provenance

From Giza. Jan. 1927: 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, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1622

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets