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Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7150, exterior Chapel C

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-485

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two double Eye of Horus (wedjat) eye beads with serrated edges. Flat top and bottom, bored lengthwise, with no design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7150, exterior Chapel C. 1926 : 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