Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1528

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue glass. Details sunk in one face. Originally filled with red glass inlay. (Only one piece remains).

Provenance

From Giza [Excav. date] April 1929. 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