Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period
2100–2061 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari

Accession Number

97.942

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One of five blue glazed votive eyes; two with original string; encrusted with brown.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bahari. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription