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Pendants

This is a group of eight strung beads and pendants, including three ivory(?) spirals, one faience barrel bead, one amazonite jug pendant, one faience crumb ball bead, one carnelian drop pendant and one carnelian oval pendant.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2127. 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

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Accession Number

13.3527

Medium or Technique

Ivory? Shell?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants