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Cartouche pendant

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Cartouche pendant in raised relief with the name of King Atlanersa. Blue glaze. Loop for suspension on the back.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B700. 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, Reign of Atlanersa, 653–640 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 10 x 3.1 x 1.0 cm (3 15/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1065

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants