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Two flower pendants-electrum, and pieces of electrum ball bead which was attached to broad bottom end of one of the pendants.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 643 (debris). March, 1923: 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, Napatan Period, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length:1.0 x 3.6 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-321

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets