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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.

Provenance

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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

27.1850

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets