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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, East of 7052

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 0.7 x 0.8 x 0.2 cm (1/4 x 5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-118

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One crude Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead with curved front, flat back, and three perforations.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, East of 7052. 1926: 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