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Two pear-shaped pendants

Gold pendants inlaid with amazonite; one in good condition, the other broken; perhaps traces of blue cement (?)

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), room A. 1918: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebama, 468–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.17013

Medium or Technique

Gold and amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants