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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Small perforated wedjat eye, flat back, bored, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7100 south debris. 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

Length x width x thickness: 0.75 x 0.75 x 0.3 cm (5/16 x 5/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-81

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets