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Pendant in the shape of a foot

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Carnelian pendant in shape of a foot, hole for suspension drilled through top.

Provenance

From Mesheikh (Mes / 2122). 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Old Kingdom or First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10, 2323–2040 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1265

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets