Pendant

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


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

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.728

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Flattened ball. Hole partly bored through from top. Projection broken off at base. Two grooves around equator.

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