Silver pendant with carnelian scarab
- Late Archaic
- 6th–5th century B.C.
- Cypriot or Phoenician
- Silver, carnelian
- Other: 5/16 × 9/16 × 11/16 in. (0.8 × 1.4 × 1.7 cm)
Diameter: 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm)
- Gold and Silver
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
On the scarab, two figures flanking a tree.
This type of pendant, that undoubtedly also served an amuletic function, was Phoenician in origin and widely distributed throughout the Mediterranean.