Fragment of a pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebama
468–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, room A

Dimensions

Length: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

21.17012

Medium or Technique

Electrum or gold (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Rounded on one side, squared-off on the other; pendant may have had something soldered to it or had an inlay.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), room A. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition