Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of pyramid I-a

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 2.1 x 2.0 x 0.8 cm (13/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2667

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, broken, with flat back, light green, not bored.

Provenance

From Giza, east of pyramid 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