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Pendant

This pendant is in the shape of a thistle and is similar to 26-1-621. The suspension rings at each end are broken off. It has a flat back and has a light green and purple glaze.

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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 0.7 cm (7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1153

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants