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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 541

Dimensions

0.4 x 0.9 x 1.1 cm (3/16 x 3/8 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-854

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

2 Translucent pale stone wedjat amulets, bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Beg. West 541, 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