Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, River Street, fort

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.6 x 3.6 cm (1 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.884

Medium or Technique

Faience, ivory, glass paste

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience wedjat, inlaid with ivory and red glass paste.

Provenance

From Semna, River Street. January 25, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: January 25, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition