Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Khufu to end of Dynasty 4


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 7130R

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.9 cm (9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-127

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Flat plain back, plain curved front, pupil and brow in black paint, light blue glaze, bored

Provenance

From Giza, 7130R, 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