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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, in debris S of mast G 7650 & betw it and G 7660

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1464

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small wedjat eye, color green, pupil and eyebrow black, design on one side only.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in radim South of mastaba G 7650 and between it and G 7660. 1928 : 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