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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Wedjat eye, dark blue, eye cut on both sides, pierced for suspension.


From Giza, surface debris West of G 7110 Street G 7000. 1924: 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, New Kingdom to Late Period, 1550–332 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 1.9 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Blue frit imitation lapis-lazuli


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets