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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Begarawiyah West 818

Dimensions

Length: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-603

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One yellow wedjat eye.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 818. 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