Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, on top of mastaba G 7918; in debris
Overall: 0.6 x 0.9 x 0.3 cm (1/4 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.)
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This faience amulet is of a small wedjat eye and has a light blue glaze. The wedjat eye represents Horus’ left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.
From Egypt, Giza, on top of mastaba G 7918; 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