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Gold open-work pendant

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Gold open-work pendant fashioned around a stone, with suspension ring at top.

Provenance

From Meroe: tomb W 671. 1923: 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: 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.017 Beg. W. 671

Accession Number

23.359

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants