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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 111. 1921: 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, 664–643 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 2.5cm (1 3/16 x 1in.)

Accession Number

21.12061

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets