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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, in street G 7300, in debris S. of mastaba G 7350

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.2 x 0.4 cm (7/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1878

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye. Dark blue, pupil and brow colored black, design partly pierced. Design on one side only.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in street G 7300, in debris S. of mastaba G 7350. 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