Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 22

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7cm (1/4in.) Other: 0.9cm (5/16in.)

Accession Number

19.2465

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two small wedjat eyes, pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku. 22. 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition