Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, in street G 7300, in debris S. of mastaba G 7350

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 2.5 x 0.7 cm (11/16 x 1 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1861

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a well made wedjat eye. Light green, design on one side only

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in street G 7300, in debris S. of mastaba G 7350. 1927 : 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