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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

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Blue glazed faience. Seven wedjat eyes. Strung on cord.

Provenance

From Meroe. Tomb W 715: 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,

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Nubia(Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: average 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

24.547

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets