Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1622

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Blue glaze. Openwork. Brow and pupil darker.. Details in relief on both faces.

Provenance

From Giza. Jan. 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