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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris on top of mastaba G 7775

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1431

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Nineteen small wedjat eye amulets: highly conventionalized, probably made a necklace, color is green, pierced design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in radim on top of mastaba G 7775. 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