Fragments of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7300 between 7350 and 7450 in fill

Dimensions

Overall: Dark blue 1.6 x 1.3 cm (5/8 x 1/2 in.) Overall: Light green 1.7 x 2.2 cm (11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1837

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two fragments of two different wedjat eyes. One with a dark blue glaze and one with a pale green glaze. Design on one one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7300 between 7350 and 7450 in fill. 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