Pendant

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 381

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.) length

Accession Number

23.807

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Carnelian leaf shape pendant with design on one side.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 381 [Excav. date] February, 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