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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Fragment of a disc wedjat eye (?), with serrated edges, flat back, curved front, no design visible, pierced, blue glaze, and soft pale drab paste.

Provenance

From Giza, debris west of G 7140 and south of Isis room M. 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

1.8 x 1.9 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-373

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets