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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Silver. Rectangle, with eye in relief on one face.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Tomb Ku 55 [Excav. date] Mar. 1919. 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 Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

El-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.975

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets