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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7000, East of Pyramid I-A

Dimensions

Length x thickness x width: 1.4 x 0.5 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2671

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is an amulet in the shape of a pierced disc with an Eye of Horus (wedjat) on one side and an unidentifiable design on the other side. Similar to 24-11-810.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of subsidiary pyramid G I-a. November 1924: 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