Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Ave. 4, Roman debris and sebakh siftings

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 3.2 cm (13/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-7

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of large wedjat eye. Plain flat back, design incised. Pupil in red-black. Light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Ave. 4, Roman debris and sebakh siftings. 1926: 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