Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.868

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, sacred eye. From Gizeh.

Provenance

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

Findspot Information: From Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition