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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

7 of blue glazed faience, and one of brown stone.


From el-Kurru, pyramid 51 (unidentified queen of Piankhy). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.


Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience and stone


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets