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: 1.1 x 1 x 0.4 cm (7/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2440

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat, flat back, pierced design serrated edge, 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