Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 764

Dimensions

3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-482

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three wedjat eyes, black details, both sides alike, cut pierced lengthwise

Provenance

From Beg. West 764. 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