Bracelet with eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef
404–396 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 13

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.325

Medium or Technique

Gold, quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet. Gold wire with sacred eye amulet of quartz crystal.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 13 (tomb of Harsiyotef). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition