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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Fragment of oval shaped Wedjat eye. Serrated edge. Flat back, design in relief on front. Pupil and brow in black. Light blue glaze, bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7100S, X. 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 length x thickness: 1.3 x 2.1 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-17

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets