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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLV

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.6 cm (1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.406

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet. Green amazonite; hole lengthwise.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XLV. February 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition