Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2309

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, back flat and not inscribed, above eye is row of 6 uraei, on either side of eye is an uraeus, green, bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris East of Pyramid I-b 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