Gold fly pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku. 16

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .062

Accession Number

21.314

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Gold. Fly shaped piece of sheet metal soldered to a gold ball head. Tubular ring at back slightly flattened.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 1919:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: March 9, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition