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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In street G 7400

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.4 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1921

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small wedjat eye, dark green. Pupil and eyebrow black. Design on one side.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, in street G 7400, east of mastaba G 7450, west of mastaba G 7530, in radim, 1927 : 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