Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 634

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-285

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Four wedjats, blue faience, black details, back plain.

Provenance

From Beg. West 634, March, 1923: 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