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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7100 south debris

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.75 x 0.75 x 0.3 cm (5/16 x 5/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-81

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small perforated wedjat eye, flat back, bored, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7100 south debris. 1926: 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