Pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 643 (debris)

Dimensions

Diameter x length:1.0 x 3.6 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-321

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two flower pendants-electrum, and pieces of electrum ball bead which was attached to broad bottom end of one of the pendants.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 643 (debris). March, 1923: 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