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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Faded white and badly weathered.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) XXX. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition March 7, 1921; assigned to the MFA by the government of The Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.9 x 0.4cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12263

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets