Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris S of mastaba G 7760
Overall: 1.5 x 3 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in.)
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This faience amulet is of a wedjat eye fragment and has a blue green glaze. The wedjat eye represents Horus’ left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.
From Egypt, Giza, in debris S of mastaba G 7760. 1930 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition