Shell pendant with cartouche of Senwosret I
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5
Length: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a large mother-of-pearl shell with two holes on one edge. It is incised with a cartouche of Senwosret I.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition