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Pendant. Electrum; bell-shaped, with straight sides and flat top; ring on top for suspension.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 42 (tomb of Queen Asata). 1918: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta, 593–568 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .024 Diameter of base .018

Accession Number

20.377

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants