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Pendant

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 231/X5

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.5 cm (5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2701

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

One carnelian pendant bored for hanging, shaped to resemble a partially opened lotus flower.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 231. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition