Ram's head pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Analmaaye
542–538 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 18

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.7 x 2.2 x 2 cm (1 7/16 x 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.269

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Gold ram’s head with sun’s disc and double uraeus; broad “barette style” attachment on the back of the pendant.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 18 (reigh of Analmaaye). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the division of finds with the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition