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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, end of Dynasty 4


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between G 7120 and G 7130, Ave. G 2

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.2 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2737

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small amulet, bored through length and 3 holes from side to side, blue

Provenance

From Giza, between G 7120 and 7130, Avenue G 2. 1924: 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