Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of mastaba G 7913
Overall: 1.6 x 0.3 x 1.6 cm (5/8 x 1/8 x 5/8 in.)
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This faience amulet is of an openwork wedjat eye and is pierced. It is also schematic. The wedjat eye represents Horus’ left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.Faience
From Egypt, Giza, debris East of mastaba G 7913 . 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