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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B1202

Dimensions

1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-12-2

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of sacred eye, blue glazed steatite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B1202. 1918: 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