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Assorted group of gold ornaments, incuding: 1 wedjat eye made of flat gold openwork wire with 2 loops of back, 1 pair of Horus children (?) welded together, made of gold wire, each with loop welded on back and small round knob for head, 1 gold nugget with hole pierced through end for stringing,...

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Provenance

Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.From Meroe, SCXXV, debris of grave

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Begarawiyeh (Meroe), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 6 mm (11/16 x 1/4 in.) - wedjat eye

Accession Number

21.12107

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads