Crescent shaped pendant

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-504

Medium or Technique

Blue glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

One curved crescent moon shaped pendant with loop for suspension. The loop is broken and missing a portion, and one end of the crescent is broken and missing. There are two fitting fragments which are mended. There is a thick white glaze with one yellow stripe on the top and one thin black stripe on the bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. January 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