Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 743

Dimensions

1.0 x 0.8 x 0.2 cm (3/8 x 5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-446

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

24 Wedjat eyes, cut, blue faience

Provenance

From Beg. West 743, 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