Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A Room VI

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.1 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2650

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Dark color with traces of gold. Wedjat.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room VI. 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