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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7700 Street

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.2 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2573.6

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is one Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead.

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