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Crystal pendant

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One three-sided quartz pendant bored through the back with a convex front.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2127. 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. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Lencth: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3516

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants