Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7300, E of mastaba 7340, in radium.

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 2.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1908

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a green faience Wedjat eye amulet, with black pupil and eyebrow. Design on one side only.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7300, E of mastaba 7340, in radium. 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