Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

85.586

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bright green, with dark purplish lines.

Provenance

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