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Pendants

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 925

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3873

Medium or Technique

Stone, bone, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Four pendants; one in two interfitting pieces. One black stone panther head, small tusk, one alabaster tear drop and one pierced pebble.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 925 [M/925]. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition