Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, East of 7052

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.3 x 1.8 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-119

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye fragment. Plain flat back, design in slight relief on front. Touched up with red and black. Light blue glaze, bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, East of 7052. 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