Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7700

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 2.7 x 0.4 cm (1 x 1 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2476

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twenty-five Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads: one large green and twenty-four medium blue.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7700. 1929 : 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