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Four copper bell-shaped pendants, covered with gold foil. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7143 B, chamber, in wood coffin
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.2 cm Diameter: 25 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Date of Register Entry

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7143

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Aldred, Cyril. Jewels of the Pharaohs: Egyptian Jewellery of the Dynastic Period. London: Thames and Hudson, 1971, p. 182, no. 16.

    Dunham, Dows "An Egyptian Diadem of the Old Kingdom." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts 44, No. 255 (1946), pp. 23-29.

    Wilkinson, Alix. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery. London: Methuen, 1971, pp. 39, 46, fig. 27.

    Cf. Bissing, Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von. Ägyptische Kunstgeschichte von den Ältesten Zeiten vis auf die Eroberung Durch die Araber: Systematisches Handbuch. Berlin-Charlottenburg: M. Goldstein, 1934, pp. 203-204.

    Cf. Keimer, Ludwig. "Pendeloques En Forme D'insectes Faisant Partie De Colliers Égyptiens." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte 31 (1931), p. 147.

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