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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Conventionalized wedjat eye, partly damaged. Color - faded - blue. Paste - tan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, on top of Mastaba G 7450 in radim. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.9 cm (13/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1818

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets