Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom to Late Period
1550–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Surface debris West of G 7110 Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2265.2

Medium or Technique

Blue frit imitation lapis-lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, dark blue, eye cut on both sides, pierced for suspension.

Provenance

From Giza, surface debris West of G 7110 Street G 7000. 1924: 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