Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of St. G 7400.

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.9 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1731

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small pierced square of faience. Probably a highly conventionalized wedjat eye. Blue.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris of St. G 7400. 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