Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of Pyr. I-b

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 1.6 x 2.3 x 0.9 cm (5/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2426

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of wedjat amulet, green, detail in black. Originally bored through length, back flat.

Provenance

From Giza, East of Pyr. 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