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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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This is an eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet, light green, row of uraei and one uraeus on either side of eye.

Provenance

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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2361

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets