Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


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

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.3 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.599

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Deep blue-green glaze, double eye in intaglio on front.

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