Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Pyramid 15

Accession Number

21.354

Medium or Technique

Lapis, green stone, jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition