Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Horse grave 210

Accession Number

21.10572

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

String of 36 faience wedjats with incised details; from the neck of a horse.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, horse grave 210. 1919: 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