Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba 7430, debris on top

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.4 cm (7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1758

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye design in sunk relief one side only. Blue, dark contours.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, mastaba 7430, radim on top, 1927 : 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