University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E3989
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Hiw
Locus: Tomb W 22
Period: Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made: 1938-1759 BC
Early Date: -1938
Late Date: -1759
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold (uncertain)
Electrum
Iconography:Fish
Length: 3.8cm
Width: 1.6cm
Depth: 1cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, William Flinders Petrie, 1899
Other NumberAES 762 - Other Number

Description

Realistic pendant of a Nile fish. Two halves of the body are molded around a core and the fins and suspension loop were set into the core material. Details of the fish are chases into the metal.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 35View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 236View Objects cited in this Publication

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