Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7753 z, debris of room I
Overall: 1.2 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)
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These faience amulets are of two wedjat eyes. One is blue in color and the other is green. The brow and pupils are black and in relief on both objects. 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, pit G 7753z, radim of room I. 1929 : 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