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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G 1-b

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.3 cm (7/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24-11-49

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is one openwork Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet with a serrated edge. It is also pierced horizontally for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St G 7000, debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G 1-b. 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