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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In Street G 7400, S of Mastaba G 7450, debris

Dimensions

Thickness x height x length: 0.4 x 1 x 1.2 cm (3/16 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1892

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small rectangular wejat eye. Green glaze, brown paste. Design one side only.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, In Street G 7400, south of Mastaba G 7450, radim. 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