<em>Fly Pendants and Cylindrical and Spherical Beads</em>, ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E. Gold, lapis lazuli, Length: 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.198. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.198_48.66.39_erg456.jpg)

Fly Pendants and Cylindrical and Spherical Beads

Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539–1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Length: 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm) Fly Pendant: 11/16 x 5/8 in. (1.8 x 1.6 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 08.480.198

Image: CUR.08.480.198_48.66.39_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Necklace with pendants, gold; 1 fly, lapis lazuli; 6 flies, gold. Rare. Incomplete gold necklace. Units of two, plain, gold cylinders separated by three hollow spherical gold beads with notched bands at openings. Pendant at end of each unit, a gold fly made from gold sheet with incised details. Central pendant a large gold fly with upper surface inlaid with lapis lazuli.

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