Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 7140, 7142

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.9 cm (11/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-208

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Plain curved back, curved front, designs in relief. Bored, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, 7140,7142: 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