Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Above mastaba 7637; fill

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 kg, 0.9 cm (1.8 lb., 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2353

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Sixteen (16) tiny wedjat eye amulets of blue faience, and one unidentifiable fragment.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, above mastaba7637;fill . 1925 : 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