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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, mastaba 7450 debris on top

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.9 cm (5/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1819

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Roughly made conventionalized wedjat eye. Faded blue, edge damaged.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, mastaba 7450 radim on top. 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