Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, surface debris east of GI-C

Dimensions

1.0 x 1.0 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-300

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This openwork Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet has a plain flat back, and serrated edges. It is pierced with six holes and bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, surface debris east of GI-C, south of Room R of Isis Temple. 1926: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition