Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1438

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold. Details in relief on both faces. Made from two sheets fused together.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7540T, Room I [Excav. date] March, 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