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Necklace terminals

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Two necklace terminals consisting of a falcon head crowned with a solar disc. Each is pierced with two holes for stringing. Terminal a. is discolored; terminal b. has a larger sun disc.

Provenance

From Egypt. Ex collection F. C. Hilton Prices (1842-1909); by 1995: with Jerome Eisenberg, Royal-Athena Galleries, NY; 1995: given to the MFA by Dr. and Mrs. Eisenberg. (Accession date: January 25, 1995)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg

Egyptian, Late Period, about 525–343 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: a. 2.4 x 2.5 cm (15/16 x 1 in.); Overall: b. 2.5 x 2.3 cm (1 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.35a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands