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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, South of 7520

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1783

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, blue with black detail, rough and slightly damaged.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, Railway point X, South of 7520, in fill, 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