Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
about 623–568 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. S.85
Other: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wedjat eye; Incomplete. One of many amulets mounted together taken from the mummy of Princess Mernua. Cut from sheet electrum, with suspention hook in back, incised details.
From Beg. S. 85, Princess Mernua [Excav. date] March, 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition