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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of mastaba G 7050

Dimensions

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-601

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small eye of Horus (wedjat) bead, bored lengthwise. Flat on back, design in relief. Mistakenly labelled 26-1-591.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of mastaba G 7050. 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