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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 0.4 x 1 cm (3/8 x 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-643

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One Eye of Horus (wedjat ) bead with serrated edge, flat back, and perforated four places.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000. 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