Palmette pendant

Egyptian
New Kingdom or later
1550–30 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 2.6 x 2.0 x 1.0 cm (1 x 13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.538

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Pendant of molded blue faience in the shape of a palm frond with radiating leaves; originally with a loop for stringing.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer