Ten-flower pendants

Nubian
Napatan Period
385 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 17

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Diameter .028

Accession Number

20.300

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Gold-plated silver; six petals; ring at top; rings missing from five, of which four are otherwise damaged.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Baskanabran (Pyramid 17 at Nuri), March 1917

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition