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Eye of Horus (wedjat) bead

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Wedjat eye bead, broken. Plain back, incised and open work design. Bored, blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000, east of 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: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-597

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets