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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Fragment of large wedjat eye, flat plain back. Good blue glaze, part of eyebrow, in relief, black. Very hard gray paste, pierced.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, Isis temple, room E, 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

Overall: 2.7 x 2 x 0.6 cm (1 1/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-168

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets