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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid c

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29-12-240g6

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One silver fragment of a Wedjat eye.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 77625, on top of large wooden anthropoid coffin; left hand. 1929 : 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