Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, mid-Dynasty 4 to mid-Dynasty 5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of 7070

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 2.5 cm (3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-8

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Flat plain back design, incised on front. Pale green glaze. Bored, end of brow chipped.

Provenance

From Giza, East of 7070, 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