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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, right wrist

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.8 cm (1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29-12-240f5

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet is stained from contact with silver and is pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7762 S, small body in coffin, right wrist and fingers on right 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