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Bracelet with eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Gold wire with sacred eye amulet of serpentine.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 13 (tomb of Harsiyotef). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef, 404–396 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.324

Medium or Technique

Gold, serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets