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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

One large Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead with a serrated edge, plain curved front and flat back. It is probably from the same necklace as 26-2-189 and contains original thread.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7156, debris. 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

Overall: 1.9 x 0.2 cm (3/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-193

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads