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Amulets

Ten wadjet eyes, corroded silver wadjet eyes; 3 from debris, 7 removed from around the ankles.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 117. 1921: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, 643–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 15 x 3cm (7 1/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 3/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12089

Medium or Technique

Gilded silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets