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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.971

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Green amazonite; 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