Fragment of an eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Lenght x width x thickness: 1.9 x 0.9 x 0.5 cm (3/4 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2533

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet, flat back, light green, device in relief not clear.

Provenance

From Giza, north of pyramid 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