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Fragment of an eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Serrated edges, grayish blue glaze, slots through face.

Provenance

From Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b. 1924: 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, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Thickness x diameter: 0.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 cm (3/16 x 1 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2328

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets