Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between mastabas G 7330 and G 7340, in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2020

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two small wedjat eyes, one highly conventional, pierced design, color is green; other is crudely made, green, eyebrow and iris are black, damaged, both mislabeled as 28-2-1253.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Between mastabas G 7330 and G 7340, in radim. 1927 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition