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Ram's head pendant

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Gold ram's head with sun's disc and double uraeus; broad "barette style" attachment on the back of the pendant.


From Nuri, Pyramid 18 (reigh of Analmaaye). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the division of finds with the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Analmaaye, 542–538 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Height x width x depth: 3.7 x 2.2 x 2 cm (1 7/16 x 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants