Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Horse grave 211
Length of beads: approximately 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
35 blue faience wedjat beads with incised details; from the neck of a horse.
From el-Kurru, horse grave 211. 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