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Leaf pendant and fragments

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Largest length and width: 2.4 x 0.6 cm (15/16 x 1/4 in.) Smallest Length x width: 0.9 x 0.4 cm (3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1157

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

This is a group consisting of one leaf pendant and four fragments of leaf penadants similar to 26-1-810. The pendant has suspension rings at the top and bottom suggesting it was used in a broad collar necklace.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–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