Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Height:2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-70

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Four blue wedjat eyes, open work, one side molded, back plain.

Provenance

From Beg. West 609. 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