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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 477; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-218

Medium or Technique

Frit

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat eye made of blue frit, back is plain.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 477, March, 1923: 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