Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
653–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 170

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.8 x 0.4cm (7/16 x 5/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12192

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, white and red.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 170. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition