Pendant

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .019 Length: .013 W.

Accession Number

72.1253

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This drop-shaped pendant bead has horizontal incised markings. It is made of yellow-white alabaster with a slight polish. The ring at the top is broken.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way