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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Faience; pale green glaze, decayed. Spaces cut out, hole length-wise. for stringing.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid VI, Tomb of Anlamani. January 1917: 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, reign of Anlamani, 632–593 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1093

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets