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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Fragment of a big wedjat eye. Highly contentionalized. Colors, blue and green, paste-brown. Design on one side only. This piece joins with 27-3-724. Housed together.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, In street G 7300 between mastabas G 7350 and G 7450, in fill, 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1843

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets