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Gold fly pendant

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Gold. Fly shaped piece of sheet metal soldered to a gold ball head. Tubular ring at back slightly flattened.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 1919: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 9, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .062

Accession Number

21.314

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants