Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, W715

Dimensions

Length: average 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

24.547

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue glazed faience. Seven wedjat eyes. Strung on cord.

Provenance

From Meroe. Tomb W 715: 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