Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.935

Medium or Technique

Faience and stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

7 of blue glazed faience, and one of brown stone.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 51 (tomb of an unidentified queen of Piankhy). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition