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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, AI2

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1943

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat amulet, pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1917: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition