Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 603

Dimensions

1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-210

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold Wedjat eye, hollow, two pieces welded together

Provenance

From Beg. West 603. 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