Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris: pit G 7450 x- II

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.6 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1992

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye: well cut, hole drilled in ring for suspension, mislabeled as 27-4-1151.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in debris: pit G 7450x- II. 1927 : 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