Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7756 in debris of room I
Overall: 0.8 x 0.9 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)
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This blue faience amulet is of a small wedjat eye and is conventionalized. The wedjat eye represents Horus’ left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.
From Egypt, Giza, pit G 7765 in radim of room I. 1929 : 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