Fragment of an eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Thickness x diameter: 0.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 cm (3/16 x 1 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2328

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Serrated edges, grayish blue glaze, slots through face.

Provenance

From Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition