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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: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2579

Medium or Technique

Lapis Lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One lapis Wedjat eye amulet on a fragment of gold wire.

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