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Pendant

Irreg. teardrop shaped pendant, pierced, bored one end; polished.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 502. 1923: 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, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2.1 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-817

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants