Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7150 B

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 1 x 4.6 cm (2 13/16 x 3/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1571

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One lower part of a fragment of an eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet. There is a raised design on both sides and is made of green grayish paste.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7150B. 1927: 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