Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring bezel fragments

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.6 cm (7/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1140

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This is a group of six fragments of Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring bezels of different makes and sizes. They all have open work designs. The Object Register states that there are five.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition