Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris on top of mastaba, G 7520.

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 3 cm (13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1710

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of Wedjat. Blue-green. Pupil and eyebrow black. Design on one side only. Paste is whiteish. Crudely made. Pierced.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, In debris on top of mastaba, G 7520. 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