Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In fill on top of mastaba G 7430

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1759

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of wedjat-eye. Colors blue and black. Design on one side only. Paste gray. Content in object.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in fill of top of mastaba G 7430. 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