Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, end of Dynasty 4


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 cm, 0.8 kg, 1.2 cm (1/8 in., 1.8 lb., 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2735

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, light green, pupil and brow in black, back plain, bored.

Provenance

From Giza, Between G 7120 and G 7130, Avenue G 2. 1924 :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