Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7520 N, debris of chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 3.4 cm (15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1487

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Large, well-made. White paste, faded, green glaze, design on both sides.

Provenance

From Giza: Pit G 7520 N, debris of chamber . 19 28: 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