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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 845

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-651

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye, blue faience (Workman Y), cut on one side, back blank.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 845). 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