Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, San-el-Hagar

Dimensions

Other: 3.1 x 3.4 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.589

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; bright green; wedjat eye with purple brow and pupil; glaze worn; surface rough; back plain; hole lengthwise; broken. In five pieces plus fragments.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription