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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Wedjat eye, light green, black pupil, plain back, bored for suspension.

Provenance

From Giza, West of G 7110. 1924: 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, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.9 x 2.0 x 0.5 cm (1 1/8 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2265.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets