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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet (fragments)

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 734

Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-704

Medium or Technique

Silver Gilt

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Five fragments of wedjat eyes, in silver gilt

Provenance

From Beg. West 734. February 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