Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7100 S, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.3 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-29

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye fragment: same design incised on both sides, on front (left eye) brow is red/black, on back (right) flat, front curved, blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7100 S, debris. 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