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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Egyptian
New Kingdom or later


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7500, N. of 7512

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.4 cm (11/16 x 9/16 in.) Overall: 0.8 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2386

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two wedjat eye amulets, cf 24-11-451.
Smaller one is blue-green faience cutwork, the larger, brown with white glaze and solid.

Provenance

From Giza, St. 7500, N. of 7512. 1925: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