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Pectoral

Object Number: E9191
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt - Abydos
Locus: E 108
Period: Middle Kingdom - Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made: 1938 - 1759 BCE
Early Date: -1939
Late Date: -1758
Section: Egyptian
Materials: Electrum
Iconography: Bivalve Shell
Height: 7cm
Width: 6cm
Depth: 1.9cm

An uninscribed electrum pectoral shaped like a bivalve shell. The photo is shared by E 9195.

 

Bead String

Object Number: E9195
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt - Abydos
Locus: E 108
Period: Middle Kingdom - Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made: 1938-1759 BCE
Early Date: -1938
Late Date: -1759
Section: Egyptian
Materials: Electrum
Iconography: Cowrie Shell
Length: 25.4cm
Width: 1.59cm
Depth: 0.95cm

These electrum beads are shaped like cowrie shells and may have formed part of a girdle. The beads are hollow and contain metal pellets, which would have made sounds as the wearer moved. E9191 shares photo.

Pectoral - E9191 | Collections - Penn Museum

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