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Hollow pear-shaped pendant

Hollow pear-shaped pendant with a loop at the top; rounded edge on the bottom.

Provenance

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)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-118

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants