Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, West of G 7110

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.9 x 2.0 x 0.5 cm (1 1/8 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2265.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, light green, black pupil, plain back, bored for suspension.

Provenance

From Giza, West of G 7110. 1924: 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