Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1 bead : 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1120

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of about sixty Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads, some of which are fused to smaller ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000. 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