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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
2551–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7060

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 2.1 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-74

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Curved plain back, Design in relief on front, touched up with red and black. Blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7060. 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