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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Wedjat eye: well cut, hole drilled in ring for suspension, mislabeled as 27-4-1151.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in debris: pit G 7450x- II. 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.6 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1992

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets