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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1238

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is one of two carnelian wedjat amulets with this field number. There are no incised details.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room IV [Excav. date] April 29, 1929. 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