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Pendant

Three fragments of a large pendant with relief decoration on the front and an incised figure of Horus on the back.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 54. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy) ?, 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2714

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets