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Pendant/weight made from a vessel fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 326

Accession Number

20.5046

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a pendant or weight made from a buffware pottery vessel fragment. It has not been smoothed or noticeably reshaped, rather has been used in its original, vaguely diamond shape. One suspension hold has been drilled at one end.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 326. 1914: 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: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition