Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris West of G 7769
Width x length x thickness: 1.5 x 2.3 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 7/8 x 1/8 in.)
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These 7 faded green faience amulet are of wedjat eyes and are graded large to small. 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, debris West of G 7769. November 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