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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Crystal. Plain. Bored lengthwise.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 712–623 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.820

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets