Pendant

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Width x length: 1 x 3.1 cm (3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1057

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Ivory pendant of roughly drop-shaped proportions. Horizontal incised lines for decoration, with perpendicular line across the rounded bottom. Hole drilled at top for suspension. Intact.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed.) 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