Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Other: 3.1 x 2.1 cm (1 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.187

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Mottled black and gray stone. From Naukratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription