Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, between G 7220-30

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.3 x 0.7 x 1.0 cm (1/2 x 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2823

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of wedjat amulet, bored from the base, light green.

Provenance

From Giza, between G 7220-30. 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