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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

Small, conventionalized wedjat eye, blue-green, with regular hole and another small hole in side.

Provenance

From Semna, W cb debris. 1928: 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.85 x 0.55 x 0.3 cm (5/16 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1288

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets