Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, From debris on top of Mastabas G 7259 and G 7168

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 2.6 cm (7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

27.1601

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat fragment, broken off. Scroll work. One pupil dark blue; design on one side only.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, From radim on top of Mastabas G 7259 and G 7168. 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