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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, South of G 7510 in cross street

Dimensions

Thickness x diameter: 0.3 x 1 cm (1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2418

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Wedjat bead, blue green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, South of G 7510 in cross street. March 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