Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egytian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris between mastabas G 7148 and G 7158

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 3.7 cm (1 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1573

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet has a design on one side only and is pierced. The surface is darkened and is now brownish-black.

Provenance

From Giza, Debris between mastabas G 7148 and G 7158. 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