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Human figure pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 503

Dimensions

4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-221

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of figure with atef crown. Hands extended, palms up. Missing from the hips down. Loop hole for suspension.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) W.503 1923: 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