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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris above G 7140 I

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.1 x 0.8 x 0.4 cm (7/16 x 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-114

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small, well-made, wedjat eye, flat plain back, design incised on front, eye and pupil in black, bored, light blue.

Provenance

From Giza, debris above G 7140 I. 1926: 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