Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah West 820

Dimensions

Length: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-610

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One wedjat eye in blue faience with black details; cylinder bead in hole indicating amulet was on a string of such beads.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 820. 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