Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
664–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, San-el-Hagar, cemetery of Tel Snailin

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 3.1 cm (1 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.587

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bright green, wedjat eye with dark purplish lines. In three pieces plus fragments.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar), cemetery of Tel Snailin. 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