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Amethyst. Drop. Unbored.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 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 Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.020

Accession Number

24.903

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants