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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Wedjat eye, dark blue, back flat, top slightly curved, pierced for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2265.5

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets