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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7914, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1.1 x 0.5 cm (5/16 x 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-1-107

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One small wedjat eye bead with the same design on both sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7914, debris. 1930: 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