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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 SW XXVI (G 7000 SW 26), chamber debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.7 cm (5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2931

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One stylized eye of Horus (wedjat) bead. It has a flat back and is pierced side to side.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 SW XXVI (G 7000 SW 26), chamber debris. 1925: 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