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Beads, amulets

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period
about 750 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 156

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.4 x 0.5cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

22-2-552a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue faience wedjat eye, well made, but glaze worn, broken and a fragment missing

Provenance

From Meroe, W 156. 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