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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7500 in debris

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.3 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2006

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Conventionalized wedjat eye, design pierced. Color - gone, dark blue? Square.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7500 in debris. 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