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Gold shell pendant

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Shell form. Lip bent over to form ring at the base.

Provenance

From Haraga 154. 1915: Excavated by W.M.Flinders Petrie for the Egyptian Research Account; awarded to the Egyptian Research Account by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account. (Accession Date: January 7, 1915)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Haraga, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.6 x 2 cm (5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.252

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants