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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, resting on top of large wooden anth

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29-12-240a1

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two silver Wedjat eye amulets in relief. They face opposite directions. And some tiny flakes of silver.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, resting on top of large wooden anthropoid coffin, from below head, small body. 1929 : 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