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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, SE of mastaba G 7560, in debris.

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1 x 0.4 cm (5/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1521

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Very small wedjat eye: faded blue, eyebrow and iris are black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, SE of mastaba G 7560, in radim. 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