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Pendant

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


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 284; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

2.4 x 2.2 cm (15/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-276a

Medium or Technique

Silver (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Pendant crescent shaped, broken much corroded. Also faience fragment is included, though not mentioned in Object Reg.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 284 January 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