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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.1 cm (3/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.677

Medium or Technique

Obsidian (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Obsidian (?); hole lengthwise.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX. 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