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Pendant/weight shaped from a vessel fragment

This is a pendant or weight made from a buffware pottery vessel fragment with an irregular diamond shape. One suspension hold has been drilled at one end.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 323. 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

20.5045

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels