Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
643–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 117

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 0.3 x 1.8 cm (9/16 x 1/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12090

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three wedjat eyes - 2 broken, drab green body paste, from floor debris. Four udjat eyes removed from around ankles.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 117. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition