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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: 1 x 0.8 x 0.4cm (3/8 x 5/16 x 1/8in.)

Accession Number

23-3-620g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Tiny amulet, Wedjat eye, open work

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