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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7600 East of 7670

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.5 x 0.3 cm (5/16 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2338

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Wedjat eye bead, blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7600 East of 7670. 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