Ivory pendant of bearded man with stylized, somewhat schematic features. Eyes rendered by incised circles with central dots. Lower portion triangular with hole drilled in bottom for attachment or suspension.
Said to be from Basilea. 1903: Purchased for the MFA at Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1392-03.1394, 03.1470, 03.1683, 03.1698-13.1700) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund