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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

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Fragment of wedjat amulet, green, detail in black. Originally bored through length, back flat.

Provenance

From Giza, East of Pyr. I-b. 1924. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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

Height x length x thickness: 1.6 x 2.3 x 0.9 cm (5/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2426

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets