Amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of subsidiary Pyramid G I-a

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 2.95 x 2.6 x 1.15 cm (1 3/16 x 1 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2691

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One fragment of a wadjet eye bored lengthwise. It is colored light green, with the pupil and one eyebrow colored black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, North of subsidiary Pyramid G I-a. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition