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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 3, black debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.3015

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fragment of one double sided eye of Horus (wedjat ) bead, bored twice. Pupil and brow in black. One eye and brow visible on either side.

Provenance

From Giza, Avenue G 3, black 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