Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, room IV

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.9 cm (9/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2742

Medium or Technique

Steatite ?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two wedjat eye amulets in poor condition. Smaller is of brown stone and appears to be burnt.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room IV. 1929 : 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