Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, found in debris W of G 7512 B, see Arabic diary

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 2.6 cm (1 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

25.2381

Medium or Technique

Stone (porphyry?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, found in debris W of G 7512B, see Arabic diary. 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