Faience pendant



Accession Number
EC571
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Plants case
Object Type
Jewellery, Necklace, Pendant
Classification
Boyce type C51
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten to Tutankhamun
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna
Measurements
Height: 11mm | Width: 6mm | Depth: 2mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A blue faience drop pendant from Amarna in the shape of a palmette (Boyce type C51). Presented to the museum in 1978 by the British Museum as part of the dispersal of the residual material from the Egypt Exploration Society.

Bibliography

Boyce, Andrew 1995. Collar and necklace designs at Amarna: a preliminary study of faience pendants. In Kemp, Barry J. (ed.), Amarna reports VI, 336–371. London: The Egypt Exploration Society.