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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, end of Dynasty 4
2494–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7130 A

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 0.4 x 1.8 cm (9/16 x 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2775

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Rectangular wedjat with 4 open work holes, bored for suspension, light green

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, G 7130A . 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