Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7700

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) to 2.1

Accession Number

29.1571a-k

Medium or Technique

Frit?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue frit  or faience. Incised lines on both faces. Eleven pieces.

Provenance

From Giza: Street 7700. April 27, 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition