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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7400 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 1.9 cm (3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1793a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

4 roughly made wedjat eyes. Vary slightly in size. 1 damaged. 3 blue, 1 green. Design one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St 7400 in radim. 1927 : 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