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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


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

Dimensions

Height x thickness x width: 1.5 x 0.3 x 2 cm (9/16 x 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1887

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One wedjat eye. Green, pupil black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400, from radim South of Mastaba G 7450. 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