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Fragment of a pendant

Rounded on one side, squared-off on the other; pendant may have had something soldered to it or had an inlay.


From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), 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 Nasakhma or Malowiebama, 468–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Length: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Electrum or gold (?)


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants