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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, left wrist a

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29-12-240g3

Medium or Technique

Faience?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This wedjat eye amulet is stained from contact with silverand is pierced lengthwise. See also 29-12-240f5.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, left wrist and fingers on left hand, 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