Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 311

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 0.4 x 0.6cm (3/16 x 3/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-1-371a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

5 small wedjat amulets, blue glaze, threading hole lengthwise

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 311 January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition