Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Hellentistic (Ptolemaic)–Roman Imperial Period
332 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, GMT/ Room J2

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.3 x 1.6 cm (1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.998

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; dark blue glaze; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, G.M.T. / Room J2. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition