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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet bead

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 430

Dimensions

1.55 x 1.2 x 0.3 cm (5/8 x 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-261a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet; Wedjat eye faded same on both sides

Provenance

From Beg. West 430. 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