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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Faience wedjat, inlaid with ivory and red glass paste.


From Semna, River Street. January 25, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: January 25, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)


Length x width: 3.7 x 2.65 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, ivory, glass paste


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets