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Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, debris E of mastaba G 7650

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.5 x 0.2 cm (1/4 x 3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2347

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of eight small quadruple eye of Horus (wedjat) beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, debris E of mastaba G 7650. 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