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Three Pendants from Ceremonial Flail

Culture Egyptian
Title Three Pendants from Ceremonial Flail
Date 1938–1756 BCE
Medium Faience
Credit Line William Lowe Bryan Memorial, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 58.19

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This type of three-stranded flail was usually associated directly with pharaohs, although it was sometimes carried by priests and other religious officials during royal jubilee festivals.

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"Three Pendants from Ceremonial Flail | Collections Online." Collections Online. Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, 2024.