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Pendant

Drop pendant in form of poppy petal, red glaze with black tip. Loop at either end. Petrie 451; Corpus IV C 15; Imp. 114; From Tell el Amarna, 1891-2 (Petrie); Imp. 114

Provenance

From Tell el Amarna. 1891-2: excavated by Petrie; 1936: University College of London Collection; 1936: Given by the University College of London to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1349–1336 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Width: 1.3 cm (.013 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.61

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants