Gold nugget pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period
700–500 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg W. 859

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm (1 5/16 x 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.311

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Gold nugget with coiled suspension loop at the top.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 859. 1923: 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 unknown)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition