Pendant

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 84

Dimensions

Length x Width: 2.1 x 1.2 cm (13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.1062

Medium or Technique

Limestone (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Drop-shaped pendant of light beige stone, possibly limestone. Hole drilled at top for suspension. Surface worn.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), M 84. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition