Cartouche pendant

Nubian
Reign of Atlanersa
653–640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B700

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 10 x 3.1 x 1.0 cm (3 15/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1065

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Cartouche pendant in raised relief with the name of King Atlanersa. Blue glaze. Loop for suspension on the back.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B700. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition