Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, surface debris West of G 7110 Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2265.5

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, dark blue, back flat, top slightly curved, pierced for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, surface debris West of G 7110 Street G 7000. 1924: 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