Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 1.8 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1127

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of large wedjat eye, flat back, design in relief. Brow and pupil in dark blue.

Provenance

From 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