Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7500, E of mastaba 7540, in fill.

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1930

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One Wedjat eye amulet, crudely made. Black pupil and eyebrow; design on one side only.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7500, E of mastaba 7540, in fill. 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