Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In St. G 7300 in debris betw mast G 7331&G 7430

Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 2.7 x 0.1 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1554

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye: pierced, design of eye on both sides; color gone, grayish-white paste.

Provenance

From Giza, in St. 7300 in radim between mastabas G 7330 & G 7430. 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