Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 667

Dimensions

1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-355

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, blue glazed faience, back flat, pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Beg. West 667, 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