Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-135

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Nine wedjat amulets, black details, molded, blue.

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