Beads and pendants
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta)
Medium or Technique
Gold, carnelian, green amazonite, and white faience
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Beads and pendants. Gold, carnelian, green amazonite, and white faience beads, various shapes. Eighteen gold pendants, one in form of lotus flower, six with beaded decoration; two carnelian pendants; one green amazonite pendant.
From Nuri, Pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta). 1916: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition