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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7660 Y

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2327

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Wedjat eye bead, broken, blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7660Y. 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