Gold and carnelian necklace

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W, tomb 150

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L of string 0.410

Accession Number

24.520

Medium or Technique

Gold and Carnelian, Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace with carnelian and gilded glass spherical beads; Fifty (50) gold beads alternating wih Fifty two (52) Carnelian beads.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb W 150 [Excav. date] Feb. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition