Pendant

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W 502

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2.1 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-817

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Irreg. teardrop shaped pendant, pierced, bored one end; polished.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 502. 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