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Hollow pear-shaped pendant

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


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

Dimensions

Length: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-118

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Hollow pear-shaped pendant with a loop at the top; rounded edge on the bottom.

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