Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris above G 7140 I

Dimensions

Length x width: 4.8 x 3.0 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-115

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

A large broken wedjat eye; flat plain back, incised design on front, blue glaze, bored.

Provenance

From Giza, debris above G 7140 I. 1926: 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