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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7156, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-198

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Double wedjat eye. Flat back, curved front. Perforated. Same design front and back. Light blue glaze, bored, original thread still in hole. Same necklace as 26-2-189.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7156, debris. 1926 : 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