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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiya West, Pyramid XX

Dimensions

1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-101

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, a small ornament which has been soldered to a larger piece, slightly concave, sheet of gold.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XX, February 1922: 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