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Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7700, east of G 7750

Dimensions

Overall: large 0.6 x 0.5 cm (1/4 x 3/16 in.) Overall: small 0.3 x 0.6 cm (1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2479

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a group of seven Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads and two cylinder or thin, stylized Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7700, east of G 7750. 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