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Coin pendant

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris above mastaba G 7637

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2355

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This is a flat disc of metal bored at one end. It would function as a drop pendant, possibly it was originally a coin, although there is no detail left on the surface now.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris above mastaba G 7637. 1925: 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