Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, Room VII

Dimensions

Length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

31.860

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold sheet; outline only, no relief.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room VII. 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