Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, in street G 7400, E. of Mast. G 7450, W. of Mas

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 2.9 x 0.7 cm

Accession Number

27.1918

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a large wedjat eye. Dark blue, with blue and green design in relief on one side only, brown paste.

Provenance

From Giza, in street G 7400, east of Mastaba G 7450, west of mastaba G 7530, in debris. 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