Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

31.854

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold sheet. Outline only, no relief.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre). 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Exp.Photo.B7637

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition