Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7500, E of G 7550, W of G 7660, in radium

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 3.6 x 0.4 cm (1 x 1 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1498

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Large, blue faience Wedjat eye amulet. Design in relief on one side only; pupil and eyebrow are black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7500, E of G 7550, W of G 7660, in radium . 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