Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris Mastaba G 7798
Width x thickness x length: 1.9 x 0.4 x 2.2 cm (3/4 x 3/16 x 7/8 in.)
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This faience amulet is of a wedjat eye and has a faded 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, debris Mastaba G 7798. January 1931 : 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