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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7755, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2605

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One conventionalized wedjat eye bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7755, debris. 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