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Openwork eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Openwork eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet in rectangular frame, hole runs transversely, green glaze.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7140 Z. March 1926: 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 or Greco-Roman Period, 760–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x length: 3.6 x 3.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.959

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets