Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W 486

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-129

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Six open work wedjat eyes.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486 March, 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