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Gold brooch having three vertical amethyst beads positioned over an Egyptian faience eye of Horus. Numerous thin gold bars are attached to the bottom of the brooch, which swing freely as a kind of fringe. (from card)

Provenance

Purchased from the donor in April 1970, and made a gift in 1991.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1972

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 3.8cm (4 x 1 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1991.756

Medium or Technique

Gold; amethyst, eye-of-Horace faience

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches