about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma
Height x width x depth: 8.5 x 4.2 x .4 cm (3 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze fly pendant with traces of gilding. The occurence of these pendants on armed males suggests they have an association with the military.
From Kerma, 1913. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition