Gold shell pendant

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Haraga, Tomb 154

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.6 x 2 cm (5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.252

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Shell form. Lip bent over to form ring at the base.

Provenance

From Haraga 154. 1915: Excavated by W.M.Flinders Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; awarded to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
(Accession Date: January 7, 1915)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription