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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 1.1 cm (1 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-8

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of wedjat eye. Design same on both sides, incised and open-work in frame, brow is black. Bored. 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