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Pendants

Two blue glazed quartz pendants; teardrop-shaped.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-321, body QH. 1914: 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, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.7 x 0.6 cm (11/16 x 1/4 in.) Length x width: 1 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1551

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants