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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Beg., W 574

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 2cm (3/8 x 13/16in.)

Accession Number

23-M-196

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Human eye, black pupil, pumpkin seed type, pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 574. March 1923: 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