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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Length: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.772

Medium or Technique

Faience

Out on Loan

On display at National Center of Afro-American Artists, Inc., since February 23, 1994

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Pale blue glaze with black details. Very large.

Provenance

From Meroe: W 832 [Excav. date] 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