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Shell pendant

REF BP000119 EAN 3336728516828

 Gold-plated

REF BP100119 EAN 3336728516835

 St. Silver

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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.


New reference, new manufacturing

Size
4 x 3,8 cm
Packaging
Suedette
Epoch
Middle Kingdom (around 2100-1600 B.C.)
Origin
Egypt
Material of the original
Original in gold
Museum
Paris - Musée du Louvre
Themes
Egypt, Sea
Materials
Gold-plated, Sterling Silver 925
Art movement
Egyptian Antiquities
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