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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris of mastaba G 7350 and 7450.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1.8 x 0.3 cm (5/8 x 11/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1833

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Conventionalized wedjat eye, roughly made, faded gray.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, In radim, mastaba G 7350 and G 7450. 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