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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet fragment

Fragment of a wedjat eye, blue, pupil in black, incised with design, same on both sides.

Provenance

From Giza, south of pyramid I-a. 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

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 1.7 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2623

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets