Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) length

Accession Number

11.866

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, wedjat eye, fragment.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition