Pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .024 Diameter of base .018

Accession Number

20.377

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Pendant. Electrum; bell-shaped, with straight sides and flat top; ring on top for suspension.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 42 (tomb of Queen Asata). 1918: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition