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Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7700, debris E of mastaba G 7760

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.3 x 0.7 cm (5/16 x 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30-1-35

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a group of five roughly made conventionalized wedjat beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7700, debris E of mastaba G 7760. 1930: 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