Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
Findspot: Egypt, San-el-Hagar, cemetery of Tel Snailin
Overall: 2.5 x 3.1 cm (1 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Bright green, wedjat eye with dark purplish lines. In three pieces plus fragments.
From Tanis (San el-Hagar), cemetery of Tel Snailin. 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)
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