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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

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Five wedjats: vary slightly in size and shape, various materials, one with trace of gold foil, one with trace of cloth adhering.


From Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room 5. 1929 : 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, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Carnelian, mottled- stone, steatite, hematite


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets