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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

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Wedjat eye, blue faience, open work; cut same on both sides.

Provenance

From Beg. West 705, 1923: 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, 664–542B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.14 x 1.7 cm (1/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-425

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets