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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, east of G 7540 in debris.

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.2013

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small wedjat eye, crudely made, color is green, pupil and eyebrow are black (relief).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, east of G 7540, 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