Pendants

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2127

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 cm length of spiral (13/16 in.) Other: 1.1 cm length of amzonite jug (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3527

Medium or Technique

Ivory? Shell?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This is a group of eight strung beads and pendants, including three ivory(?) spirals, one faience barrel bead, one amazonite jug pendant, one faience crumb ball bead, one carnelian drop pendant and one carnelian oval pendant.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2127. 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