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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Triple wedjat eye amulet, pierced in three places. Blue glazed, pupil colored black, inlay of eggshell (?). Same on both sides. Peice broken off the top eye.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 SW, Pit VIII. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 0.6 x 2.9 cm (15/16 x 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2879

Medium or Technique

Faience, eggshell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets