Pendants (part of a necklace)

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanitaraqide
A.D. 40–50


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N), Pyramid 16

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.7 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1077a-c

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Ram’s heads crowned with discs and tall crowns. Scarab incised on disc. Two threading holes in each. Strung with 24.534.

Provenance

From Meroe: North Cemetery, Pyramid Beg. N 16. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition