Pendants

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 656

Dimensions

Length: 4.1 cm x 1.5 cm x 2.6 cm (1 5/8 in x 9/16 in x 1 in) (each of the three pendants)

Accession Number

13.3508

Medium or Technique

Shell, alabaster, stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This is a group of three strung pendants including one long spiral shell, one alabaster heart pendant, one tear shaped stone pendant, and one ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 656. 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.

(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition