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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

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Five blue wedjat eyes, both sides alike, pierced lengthwise

Provenance

From Beg. West 609. March 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, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length:1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-73

Medium or Technique

Blue frit

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets