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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet framents

Six fragments from different blue faience wedjat amulets.

Provenance

From Giza, debris south of G 7150. 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.9 x 2.9 cm (3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-890

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets