Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7000, opposite Ave. 1

Dimensions

Length x thickness x width: 1.2 x 0.3 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2634

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, blue, well made. Plain on back, incised design with black pupil on front.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7000, opposite Ave. 1. November 1924: 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