Faience drop pendant



Accession Number
EC6e
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Plants case
Object Type
Jewellery, Necklace, Pendant
Classification
Boyce type C8
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten to Tutankhamun
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna
Measurements
Height: 17mm | Width: 7mm | Depth: 2mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A large light blue faience drop pendant (Boyce type C8) from Amarna. 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.

Other Identity
EC6 (previous number)
Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | The British Museum
Acquisition
Gift, The British Museum (25 Sep 1980)
Last modified: 13 May 2022

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