Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El-Kurru, Tomb Ku 55
Other: 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Silver. Rectangle, with eye in relief on one face.
From el-Kurru, Ku 55 (an unnamed queen of King Piye). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition