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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

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Wedjat bead; pierced lengthwise with incised details.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (Queen Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2286

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads