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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.5 x 0.2 cm (1/4 x 3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2451

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small wedjat eye, bluish-green, bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris East of Pyramid I-b Street G 7000. 1924: 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