Eyes of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: l = 0.004 - 0.006 +

Accession Number

15.248

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Seven, made of gold leaf with hole for stringing. Simple outline without markings.

Provenance

From Egypt, Harageh, Tomb 154. 1915: Given by the Egyptian Research Account to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription