Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, from mastaba G 7914, in debris
Overall: 1.4 x 1.8 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 3/16 in.)
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This blue colored faience amulet is of a wedjat eye and has a faint incised design on one side only. The edge is also chipped. The wedjat eye represents Horus’ left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.One wedjat eye.
From Egypt, Giza, from mastaba G 7914, in debris. 1930 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition