Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 SW, Pit VIII

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 0.6 x 2.9 cm (15/16 x 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2879

Medium or Technique

Faience, eggshell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Triple wedjat eye amulet, pierced in three places. Blue glazed, pupil colored black, inlay of eggshell (?). Same on both sides. Peice broken off the top eye.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 SW, Pit VIII. 1925: 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