Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of mastaba G 7754
Overall: 1.7 x 2 x 0.5 cm (11/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)
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These faience amulets are of two wedjat eyes in a conventional design in low relief. It has a blue green color. The wedjat eye represents Horus’ left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.
From Egypt, Giza, Radim on top of mastaba G 7754. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition