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Pendant/weight (?) made from a vessel fragment

This is a fragment of a pottery vessel of a vaguely (irregular) diamond shape similar to those sometimes used for making weights or pendants. This example has no suspension hole drilled through it. Possibly a model pendant/weight?

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, deposit 33A?. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.5047

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels