Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 N of VIII in trench 26

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2835

Medium or Technique

Faience, copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of sixty-five beads in the shape of crude wedjat eyes. There are also three copper ring beads adhering to the wedjat beads.

Provenance

Giza, G 7000 N of VIII in trench 26. December, 1925: 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