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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7100 S, debris

Dimensions

Height x length x thickness: 0.6 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm (1/4 x 1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-18

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small wedjat bead with flat back, curved front.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7100 S, debris. 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