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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7400 west of pit 7540 x in fill

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.7 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1797

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small roughly made wedjat eye. Blue, pupil and eyebrow black. Green. Broken

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St 7400 west of pit 7540x 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