Pendant

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 73

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3652

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This is a faience pendant in the shape of a shell.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 73. 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