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Pendant in the form of a uraeus

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Silver uraeus pendant.(See also 21.970-972; 21.974-985).

Provenance

From Naga-el-Deir N453 b, neck of body. 1904: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.(Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, 2140–1991 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Naga el-Deir, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.973

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants