Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Length:1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-75

Medium or Technique

Yellow faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Eleven wedjat eyes, (one broken). same techniques as used in 23-M-74 pieces

Provenance

From Beg. West 609. 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