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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 3.1 x 0.7cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-3-620b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Large amulet wedjat eye, ring shank lenthwise.

Provenance

From Beg. West 609, 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