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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
712–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 787

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1cm (5/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

24.820

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crystal. Plain. Bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition