Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 to 1.3 cm (7/16 to 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.1592a-c

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lapis Lazuli. No details. 3 examples. 2 with suspension ring broken off.

Provenance

From Giza. [Excav. date] April 1927. 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