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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of G I-b

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.2 x 2.4 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2571

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One openwork Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment.

Provenance

From Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 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