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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, From St G 7300 betw Mastabas G 7340 and G 7440

Dimensions

Width x length: 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1763

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye amulet of blue faience, design pierced, crudely made. Highly conventionalized.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from Street G 7300 between Mastabas G 7340 and G 7440. 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