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

Accession Number

25.2872

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 with a flat back. It is bored side to 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