Openwork eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Late Period or Greco-Roman Period
760–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7140 Z

Dimensions

Height x length: 3.6 x 3.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.959

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Openwork eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet in rectangular frame, hole runs transversely, green glaze.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7140 Z. March 1926: 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