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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 3, black debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 0.9 x 0.7 cm (3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2983

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This blue-glazed bored Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet has a flat back and one incised line marking the eyebrow.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 3, black debris. December 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