Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1545

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Body: Sacred eyes on plaque. Faience. Blue glaze. Details in relief on one face. Edge chipped.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7650 Z, Room V. 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