Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets
about 623–568 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W., W643
Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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7 pale green glazed faience wedjat eyes inlaid with bone or ivory, row of scarabs in relief between eye and brow. The same on both sides. Broken and mended.
From Meroe (Beg. W), tomb W 643. 1923: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition