Eyes of Horus (wedjat)

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

.11 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-592b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Eight small eyes and three fragments probably formed by hammering over a mold

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: 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