Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris North of Pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2393

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye same on both sides, blue with black line decor, bored.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris North of Pyramid I-b. 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