Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of Pyramid 1-A

Dimensions

Length x thickness x width: 3.2 x 1.5 x 2.4 cm (1 1/4 x 9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2700

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Large wedjat eye, same both sides, each side rounded, light green, bored.

Provenance

From Giza. North of Pyramid 1-A. December 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