Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7700 Street

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 2.5 x 0.2 cm (13/16 x 1 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2573.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is an extra large multiple, open work eye of Horus (wedjat) bead. It is bored twice lengthwise.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7700 Street. 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