Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W609

Dimensions

Overall: 170 cm (66 15/16 in.) length of string Overall: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.) amulets

Accession Number

23-M-101

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

String of Wedjat eye amulets, blue, both sides alike.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg. W 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