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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Wedjat Eye

Provenance

From Pyr. N.9, Beg., Meroe, Sudan. 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, Tabirqa, 220–203 B.C.

Findspot

Meroë, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.5 x 0.5cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12436.7

Medium or Technique

Amazonite (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets