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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 2, between Mastabas G 7120-7130

Dimensions

1.2 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.), thickness .4cm.

Accession Number

24.2743

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One fragment of an Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead, bored lengthwise and pierced with two holes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 2, between Mastabas G 7120-7130. December 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition