Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, rm 5
Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, mottled- stone, steatite, hematite
Not On View
Five wedjats: vary slightly in size and shape, various materials, one with trace of gold foil, one with trace of cloth adhering.
From Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room 5. 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