Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


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

Dimensions

2.4 x 2.9 cm (15/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-139

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three large wedjat eyes and several fragments of wedjat eyes with painted black details.

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