Egypt, Thebes, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty XVIII, 1550-1295 BC.
Dark blue glass, red and yellow opaque decoration.
Height: 2,8 cm.
A rare earring pendant in the form of a pomegranate attached to a heavy loop. A dark red thread outlines the foliations of the fruit.
Cf. Torino, inventory number C 6788/I; a similar object in the British Museum with Inventory Number EA48064; Charles Ede Ltd, stock number 7896.
Condition: Imperceptible scratches and tensions cracks. Wearable.
Provenance: H. D. Rauch, Vienna.