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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), West 809

Dimensions

Length:1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-595

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

one small wedjat eye blyue, cut both sides

Provenance

From Nubia Meroe (Beg.) W809 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