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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris south of Mastaba G 7520

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 2.9 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1789

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, parts broken off and missing. Highly conventionalized. Color - gray? Paste - brown?

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in radim south of Mastaba G 7520. 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