Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 7140

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-113

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Flat back, serrated edge, oval. Eye in relief and open work. Bored. Blue glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, 7140, 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