Turtle pendant

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .016 Length:

Accession Number

11.850

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Ivory turtle.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: 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: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition