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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Associated with accession number 21.354. Green wedjat eye, some 131 pieces listed on card or in Field Books under 19-3-165 to 19-3-171. Accession card reads: "Body. Sacred eye, single. 131 of amazonite, lapis, malachite (?), jasper, etc. Remainder of group from Ku XV listed under...

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Provenance

From El-Kurru, Pyramid XV, Tomb of Shabaka: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 Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

21.355

Medium or Technique

Malachite (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets