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Beads, amulets

Blue faience wedjat eye, well made, but glaze worn, broken and a fragment missing

Provenance

From Meroe, W 156. February, 1922: 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

Nubian, Napatan period to Meroitic Period, about 750 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.4 x 0.5cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

22-2-552a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets