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Mold for casting pendant

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Mold for casting pendant in form of dancing bes figure with drum; from Tell el Armana, 1891-2 (Petrie); Imp. 114

Provenance

From Tell el Amarna, No. 288. 1891-2: excavated by Petrie; 1936: University College of London Collection; 1936: Given by the University College of London to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1349–1336 B.C.

Findspot

Tell el Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.36.107

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds