Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Late Period, Dynasty 30 (?)
Other: 2.4 x 1.6 cm (15/16 x 5/8 in.)
Not On View
This pale greenish-white amulet shows the sacred eye of Horus surrounded by serpents wearing sun-disks.
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)
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