Pendant in the form of a uraeus

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
2140–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, Tomb N 453 B

Dimensions

Height: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.973

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Silver uraeus pendant.

Provenance

From Naga-el-Deir N453 b, neck of body. 1904: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.(Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition