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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Wedjat amulet, bored, light green, incised design.

Provenance

From Giza, debris east of pyramid I-b. 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

Length x width x thickness: 1.65 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (5/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2342

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets