Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 493

Dimensions

0.8 x 1.1 cm (5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-31

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Nine wedjat eyes, blue; fragments.

Provenance

From Beg. West 493, March 1923: 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