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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Wedjat eye, back flat and not inscribed, above eye is row of 6 uraei, on either side of eye is an uraeus, green, bored.


From Egypt, Giza, debris East of Pyramid I-b 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: 1.8 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets