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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet (multiple)

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Gray glaze; flat on back; upper side convex; perforated and bored. Multiple wedjat eyes.

Provenance

Said to be from Thebes (Karnak). 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1608-03.1609) for £1. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–23, 1070–760 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width: 6 x 4.8 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1609

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets