Beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Gammai, Mound E (debris)

Dimensions

Overall: 132 cm (51 15/16 in.) - length of necklace

Accession Number

42.141

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

189 opaque white quartz barrel beads strung together.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Gammai: Mound E debris.
Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates