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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Small pierced square of faience. Probably a highly conventionalized wedjat eye. Blue.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris of St. G 7400. 1927 : 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, Late Period,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.9 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1731

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets