Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris

Dimensions

Width x length: 1.5 x 2.4 cm (9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1960

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One wedjat eye amulet. Incised in relief on one side. Color gone. Ring for suspension

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, 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