Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


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

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-89

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

5 Wedjat eye amulets, blue faience detail, white of eye cut away, pierced lengthwise, cut by hand , both sides.

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