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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Fragment of wedjat-eye. Colors blue and black. Design on one side only. Paste gray. Content in object.


From Egypt, Giza, in fill of top of mastaba G 7430. 1927 : 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, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 1.8 x 2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Glazed faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets