Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N. of Pyr. I-A

Dimensions

1.7 x 1.0 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.), thickness 5.5cm.

Accession Number

24.2727

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of wedjat eye, light green. Same on both sides.

Provenance

Giza, N. of Pyr. I-A, December, 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