Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 Isis temp.,surf. deb. W of 7140,S of rmM

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 3.7 x 0.6 cm (1 x 1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-278

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of large wedjat eye: incised design on both sides, bored, pupil is black, rest is green, green glaze, soft white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7000 temple of Isis, surface debris W of 7140, S of rm M. 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