Pendant in the shape of a foot

Egyptian
Late Old Kingdom or First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Length: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1265

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Carnelian pendant in shape of a foot, hole for suspension drilled through top.

Provenance

From Mesheikh (Mes / 2122). 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition