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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, pit VIII (G 7000 SW 8)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.8 cm (1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2871

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is an Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet. It is bored from side to side. The eyebrow and pupil are colored black on one side.

Provenance

From Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, pit VIII (G 7000 SW 8). 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition