Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, from mastaba G 7769, in debris
Overall: 0.9 x 1.3 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 1/8 in.)
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This faience amulet is of a wedjat eye. 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, from mastaba G 7769, in debris. 1930 : 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