Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 1.4 x 1.8 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2506

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of wedjat eye, bored through length, bluish green.

Provenance

From Giza, North 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