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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Body: Sacred eye, single. Gold. openwork with ring at top.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 179. February, 1922: 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, Meroitic Period, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.0 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1038

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets