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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

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5 Wedjat eye amulets, blue faience detail, white of eye cut away, pierced lengthwise, cut by hand , both sides.

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

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-89

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets