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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room II

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2576

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two faience Wedjat eye amulets; one has a green glaze; the other is poorly made.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room II . 1929 : 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