This pendant, which was stamped and then cut out from a thick gold leaf, takes its shape from the mother-of-pearl shells which were often inscribe with the names of the kings of the XIIth dynasty. A suspension ring is welded at the top.
This type of jewel was commonly worn by the queens and princesses of the Middle Kingdom.
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- Musée du Louvre
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