Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 Isis temp.,surf. deb. W of 7140,S of rmM

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm (11/16 x 5/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-276

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crude wedjat eye: design incised (almost invisible), plain curved back, bored, blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7000 temple of Isis, surface debris W of 7140, S of rm M. 1926 : 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