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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
Roman Imperial, 30 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1

Dimensions

Height x width: 0.9 x 0.6 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1067

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet. Faience; dark green glaze; hole lengthwise; rude work.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Room J1 (pillared hall 27), between pillars 2 and 3, lot c. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition