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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–643 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiya West, W801

Dimensions

0.68 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-576

Medium or Technique

Amazon stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wedjat amazon stone, pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 801, 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