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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 0.9 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.580

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet. Dull white, bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription