Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7300,E of mastaba G 7350,W of G 7450;in ra

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1914

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crudely-made faience Wedjat eye amulet. Black glaze on pupil and eyebrow.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7300, E of mastaba G 7350, W of G 7450; in radium . 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