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Claw pendant

Carnelian pendant inn the shape of a claw.

Provenance

From Nubia: Nuri VIII B debris. 1921: 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, 203–186 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 1.9 cm (3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12485.3

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants