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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef
404–396 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLIV, room A

Accession Number

17-4-73

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Seven amulets (and one fragment) of sheet gold in the shape of wedjats; pierced lengthwise.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XLIV (Batahaliye), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition