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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Fragment of large wedjat eye, flat back, design in relief. Brow and pupil in dark blue.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7000. 1926: 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: 3.2 x 1.8 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1127

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets