Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, left upper a

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29-12-240e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This wedjat eye amulet is pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, left upper arm, 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