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Amulet

One amazonite pendant, broken. Strung with 18-2-264i and 18-2-264L.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (Queen Malaqaye), Room A. 1918: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?), 664–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-294h

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets