Beads and amulets

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begarawiyeh (Meroe), SCXXV, debris of grave

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 6 mm (11/16 x 1/4 in.) - wedjat eye

Accession Number

21.12107

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Assorted group of gold ornaments, incuding: 1 wedjat eye made of flat gold openwork wire with 2 loops of back, 1 pair of Horus children (?) welded together, made of gold wire, each with loop welded on back and small round knob for head, 1 gold nugget with hole pierced through end for stringing, 3 gold ball beads, 5 plain barrel beads, 2 gold cylinder beads.

Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, SCXXV, debris of grave

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition