Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In street G 7300

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 1.3 cm (1 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1828

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a big conventionalized wedjat amulet. Colors, blue and green. Paste-brown. Register indicates an additional fragment not present. 27-3-724 joins with 27-3-750, housed together.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, In street G 7300, between mastabas G 7350 and 7450, 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