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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000 opposite Avenue I

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.5 x 1.0 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2635

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of an wedjat eye, light green, back plain, incised design at front , bored.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7000, opposite Avenue I. 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