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1 black obsidian pendant, groove on one side, dull polish. Meroe.

Provenance

From Meroe, N XX A, thieves debris. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 2.4 x 1.2 cm (3/4 x 15/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.12488

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants