Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, from Mastaba G 7914, in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1 x 0.4 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-1-104

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of seven wedjat eye beads with the same design on both sides.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from Mastaba G 7914, in debris. 1930: 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