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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX, Room A

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.3 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.675

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Red jasper; hole lengthwise.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX, Room A. Feb. 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