Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, end of Dynasty 4
2494–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between G 7120 and G 7130, Ave. G 2

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 0.5 x 1.8 cm (11/16 x 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2733

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Quadruple wedjat eyes, c.f. 24-11-214, blue, flat back

Provenance

From Giza, between G 7120 and G 7130-Avenue G 2. 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