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Pendant

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 269; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

2.4 x 0.6 cm (15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-361

Medium or Technique

Silver and glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Greenish glass disc ornament set in silver frame with flanking silver uraei and suspension loop

Provenance

From Meroe, W 269. February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition