Amulet with incised eye of Horus (wedjat)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.8 x 2 cm (3/8 x 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-741

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crude rectangular amulet. Ring at top broken. Green glaze, hard light gray paste. Same on all sides except for crudely scratched design in middle. On back a wedjat eye crudely designed.

Provenance

From Giza, St. 7000. 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