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Pierced silver disc

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF/5

Dimensions

Overall: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.) - diameter of disc (if whole)

Accession Number

13.5161

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Thin silver disc with hole in center for stringing, fragmented

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag (S.F. / 5). 1912: 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