Pair of fly pendants

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 579

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 7.1 x 3 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in.) Height x width x depth: 6.8 x 3.1 x 0.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.878a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Two ivory fly pendants found in burial; transverse hole thru head.

Provenance

From Semna, tomb S 579. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition