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Shell Pendant

Shell Pendant

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.

 

Characteristics

Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Materials :
Gold-plated, Sterling Silver 925
St.Silver
EAN :
3336728516835
Matière de l'article :
ARGENT
Model dimensions :
3.4 cm x 3.7 cm
Reference :
BP100119
Gold-plated
EAN :
3336728516828
Model dimensions :
3.4 cm x 3.7 cm
Reference :
BP000119

Editor

Museum of Conservation :
LOUVRE

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