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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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A large broken wedjat eye; flat plain back, incised design on front, blue glaze, bored.

Provenance

From Giza, debris above G 7140 I. 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, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 4.8 x 3.0 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-115

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets