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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb W 816

Dimensions

Other: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-602

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small wedjat eye, yellow, and fragments of one other yellow, and two blue wedjats, and one ring bead.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg. West 816, 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