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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris south of Mastaba G 7150

Dimensions

Width x length: 1 x 1 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-885

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead with serrated edge and flat back with plain curved front.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris south of Mastaba G 7150. 1926: 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