Beads

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, E of mastaba G 7660

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.8 x 0.2 cm (1/4 x 5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2500

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twenty-eight beads, three of which are flattened cylinder beads, and twenty-five of which are Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, E of mastaba G 7660. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition