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Jewelry mold in form of eye of Horus (wedjat)

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One hard RW (red ware) mold for a large wedjat eye amulet.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris on top of mastaba G 7340. 1927 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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1349–1336 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 5.2 x 1.6 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1638

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds