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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7156, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 0.2 cm (3/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-193

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One large Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead with a serrated edge, plain curved front and flat back. It is probably from the same necklace as 26-2-189 and contains original thread.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7156, debris. 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