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Pendants

Five flower petal pendants of green faience with red-black tips and suspension rings. Teardrop with nob at top, pierced twice on sides.

Provenance

From Giza, G2423 top. 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, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

37.1331a-e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants