Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, S of G 7650, N of G 7660; in radium.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.9 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1474

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue faience Wedjat eye amulet; black iris and eyebrow.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, S of G 7650, N 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