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Stone pendant

This drop-shaped pendant of a hard, pale green stone is pierced horizontally at the top for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris on top of Mastaba G 7753. 1929: 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2769

Medium or Technique

Green stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants