Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J2

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 x 0.8 cm (3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1111

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; light blue glaze; rectangular; hole lengthwise; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J2 (sloping corridor 28). 1907: 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.

(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition