Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)
Thickness: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wedjat bead; pierced lengthwise with incised details.
From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (Queen Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition