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Pendants

Four pendants; one in two interfitting pieces. One black stone panther head, small tusk, one alabaster tear drop and one pierced pebble.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 925 [M/925]. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3873

Medium or Technique

Stone, bone, ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants