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Eye of Horus (wedjat) ring bezel fragments

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1142

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Two ring bezel fragments with design of Eye of Horus (wedjat) in relief and openwork. On both fragments, the white of the eye is inlaid with white paste and surrounded by purple glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 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