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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 486; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.95 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-132

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye molded, black details, back plain.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486. March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition