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Pendant. Electrum; bell-shaped; inside and extending below lower edge a narrow band also of electrum; ring on top.

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.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: height approximately .025; diameter approximately .04

Accession Number

20.385

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants