Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Dafana

Dimensions

.011 x .011

Accession Number

87.619

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pale green glaze; upper side convex with details in relief.

Provenance

From the ancient town, near Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription