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Cylindrical pendant

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Cylindrical rod of gold and lapis. Ring at one end.

Provenance

From Kumma: tomb H 213. 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: March 25, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.918

Medium or Technique

Gold, lapis

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants