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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Wedjat eye fragment. Plain flat back, design in slight relief on front. Touched up with red and black. Light blue glaze, bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, East of 7052. 1926: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.3 x 1.8 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-119

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets