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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

Amulet, wedjat, both sides alike; plus fragments of others.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 507 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, 664–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.25 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-230

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets