Gold open-work pendant

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W. tomb 671

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.5 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.359

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Gold open-work pendant fashioned around a stone, with suspension ring at top.

Provenance

From Meroe: tomb W 671. 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: 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition