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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Four conventionalized faience wedjat eye amulets; faded blue glaze, design on one side only, rough. Green and brown. Vary slightly in size.


From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400, from radim South of Mastaba G 7450. 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,


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 1.6 x 2 x 0.3 cm (5/8 x 13/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glazed faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets