Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
2323–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab Factor's House

Dimensions

Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.805

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pale green glaze, rough surface; eye on each side, well modeled. Bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 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 August 1886.
(Accession date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription