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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Pendant with design on each side, one of them being a wedjat. Green.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, South of Pyramid I-A. November 1924: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.7 x 0.5 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2624

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets