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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

One blue wedjat eye, cut on both sides.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 818. 1923: 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, 698–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-604

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets