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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

One stylized eye of Horus (wedjat) bead. It has a flat back and is pierced side to side.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 SW XXVI (G 7000 SW 26), chamber debris. 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.7 cm (5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2931

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads