About this object

Pendant in the form of a a fruit. Red glazed faience for the body with green at the top. Remains of a blue loop at the top.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten) about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    William Matthew Flinders Petrie
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1891 - 1892
  • Measurements
    21.5 mm x 16 mm x 5 mm
  • Note
    Accession number given in 1978 though recorded as being from the collection of Flaxman Spurrell purchased in 1956. Spurrell was given many small finds from Petrie's 1891-2 excavations at Tell el-Amarna. However, it could also be possible the object is from Hughes and Petrie's 1888 and 1889 excavations at Gurob.
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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