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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In St. G 7300 between Mastabas G 7350 & G 7450

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 1.7 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1825

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Roughly made conventionalized wedjat eye. Color - blue. Design - pierced.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in Street G 7300 between Mastabas G 7350 and G 7450 in radim. 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