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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Fragment of a large wedjat eye. Dark blue, with blue and green design in relief on one side only, brown paste.

Provenance

From Giza, in street G 7400, east of Mastaba G 7450, west of mastaba G 7530, in debris. 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, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 2.9 x 0.7 cm

Accession Number

27.1918

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets