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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, pit G 7757 A, debris of room IV

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2609

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) debris of room IV. 1929: 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