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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, trench 30

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 0.3 x 0.9 x 1 cm (1/8 x 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2863

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet has incised design. It is the same on both sides. It is pierced from side to side, with fragment of original thread in hole for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000 SW, trench 30. 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