Pendant

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiyah West, Pyramid XX

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.026 W. 1.019 Tk. 0.013

Accession Number

24.726

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Drop shaped pendant, but taper bored transversely. Eyelet broken in antiquity and remade, sides of point ground down.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XX, February 1922: 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