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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4
2575–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7210 (redeem)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3098

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small Wedjat eye, blue glazed. Pierced with one hole and bored.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7210 (redeem). 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition