Pendant

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 820

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3828

Medium or Technique

Alabaster? shell?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

One large petal shaped pendant with a scoop design and a small hole in the narrowed base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 820 [M/820]. 1913: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition