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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
688–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 1 x 0.9 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.607

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet. Pale blue, slight glaze; one side flat, other convex, with double eye, perforated.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar), cemetery of Tel Snailin. 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