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Shell pendant

Large mother-of-pearl shell pierced with two holes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 42. 1913: 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, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3626

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants