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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 2 cm (5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1444

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crudely made, conventionalized wedjat eye, slightly damaged, design on one side, blue gray paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, east of mastaba G 7530 (garbi). 1928 : 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