Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
688–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 3.1 x 2.3 cm (1 1/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.602

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pale green, no glaze, high relief; bored lengthwise.

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