String of Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian


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

Dimensions

Length of bead: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.) Length of string: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2394

Medium or Technique

Blue-green faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One string of thirty-eight multiple wedjat beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, 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