Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7210 (redeem)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1.9 cm (5/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.3099

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye amulet, 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