Pendant

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 1.6 cm (7/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2960

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This pendant is conical in shape and is bored only at the wide end. It is a brillant turquoise blue color and is highly polished and in perfect condition.

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