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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulets

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Eight wedjat eyes, yellow (one in two pieces).

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 493, March 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 743–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1cm (7/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-30

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets