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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

One small eye of Horus (wedjat) bead, bored lengthwise. Flat on back, design in relief. Mistakenly labelled 26-1-591.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of mastaba G 7050. 1926: 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

Length: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-601

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads