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Pendant

One large petal shaped pendant with a scoop design and a small hole in the narrowed base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 820 [M/820]. 1913: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3828

Medium or Technique

Alabaster? shell?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants