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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, South of mastaba 7520 in fill

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1788

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small highly conventionalized wedjat eye. Light blue. Design pierced.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, South of mastaba 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