About this object

Yellow and blue faience amuletic pendants in the shape of mandrake fruits. This would have been strung to form a necklace or an openwork broad collar characteristic of the 18th Dynasty. When laid on on a sting the length is 150 mm.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    About 1400 - 1186 BC (Dyansty 18 - 19)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    14 mm x 150 mm x 5 mm
  • Note
    Evacuation no. 1230 [case 53].
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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