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Fragment of eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

One fragment of an Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead, bored lengthwise and pierced with two holes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 2, between Mastabas G 7120-7130. December 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

1.2 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.), thickness .4cm.

Accession Number

24.2743

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads