Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7700

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 1 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2473

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of twelve large and forty-five small Eye of Horus (wedjat )beads.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7700. 1929: 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