Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7132A pit

Dimensions

3.7 x 2.9 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3041

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat Eye, pierced for threading. Back plain. Green, black pupil.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7123A Pit. 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