Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400, from debris S of Mastaba G 7450

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 2 x 0.3 cm (5/8 x 13/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1850

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Four conventionalized faience wedjat eye amulets; faded blue glaze, design on one side only, rough. Green and brown. Vary slightly in size.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400, from radim South of Mastaba G 7450. 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