Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris east of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.3 x 0.5 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2382

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lower portion of wedjat amulet, green.

Provenance

From Giza, debris east of pyramid I-b. 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