Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 858

Dimensions

Length: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

23.810

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Blue glaze. Openwork.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 858. March, 1923: 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