Pendant

Nubian
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 678

Dimensions

Length: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.801

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Faded green glaze. Open-work. Above: two deities, hawk and crocodile headed. Below: two cynocephali flanking lotus flower.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 678. March, 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