Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S XXX

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.9 x 0.4cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12263

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faded white and badly weathered.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) XXX. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition March 7, 1921; assigned to the MFA by the government of The Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition