Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets
about 623–568 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. S.85
Other: 1 cm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) and amazonite
Not On View
Four alabaster and three light green amazonite Eye of Horus ( wedjat) amulets (seven in all); modern stringing. Some of the many amulets mounted together taken from the mummy of Princess Mernua.
From Beg. S. 85, Princess Meruna. / Exp. Ph. A 3164 7/1-7. [Excav. date] March, 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition