Double leaf shaped pendants

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 535 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .048 W. .027 Length: of pin .019 H. .02 W. .014

Accession Number

20.270

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Gold; in form of a leaf; wide loop at top through which is a pin with a hole in one end and a loop at the other.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Nalmaaya (Pyramid 18 at Nuri), March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition