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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1093

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; pale green glaze, decayed. Spaces cut out, hole length-wise. for stringing.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid VI, Tomb of Anlamani. January 1917: 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