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Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads

This is a group of fifteen conventionalized wedjat eye beads which vary slightly in size.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from Mastaba G 7914, in debris. 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1 x 0.2 cm (3/8 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-1-103

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads