Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 493

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1cm (7/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-30

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Eight wedjat eyes, yellow (one in two pieces).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 493, 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