Pendant

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


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W XX

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.729

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Circular pendant on stem. Stem bored transversley. Two grooves around equator.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyramid W XX [Excav. date] February 1922. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition