Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1
Height x width: 0.7 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; light blue glaze; hole lengthwise, good condition.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, communal burial in room J1 (= pillared hall 27), associated with mummy 56. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition (found by M. Kh.); assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition