Jewelry mold in form of eye of Horus (wedjat)

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten (?)
1349–1336 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of mastaba G 7340

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 5.2 x 1.6 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1638

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

One hard RW (red ware) mold for a large wedjat eye amulet.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris on top of mastaba G 7340. 1927 excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition