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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

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Blue frit ? or faience. Incised lines on both faces. Eleven pieces.

Provenance

From Giza: Street 7700. April 27, 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) to 2.1

Accession Number

29.1571a-k

Medium or Technique

Frit?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets