Necklace terminals

Egyptian
Late Period
about 525–343 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: a. 2.4 x 2.5 cm (15/16 x 1 in.); Overall: b. 2.5 x 2.3 cm (1 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.35a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Two necklace terminals consisting of a falcon head crowned with a solar disc. Each is pierced with two holes for stringing. Terminal a. is discolored; terminal b. has a larger sun disc.

Provenance

From Egypt. Ex collection F. C. Hilton Prices (1842-1909); by 1995: with Jerome Eisenberg, Royal-Athena Galleries, NY; 1995: given to the MFA by Dr. and Mrs. Eisenberg.

(Accession date: January 25, 1995)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg