Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, street 7700, east of mastaba G 7753

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2781

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Two small wedjat eyes. The first of green color, thick, crude; the second of blue color, and of conventional design.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, street 7700, east of mastaba G 7753. 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