Gold necklace

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, pyr. W V, No. 5 or 20. W. V.

Dimensions

Length: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.394

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

String of flattened, spherical gold beads with a gold loop at each end.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, pyr. W V, No. 5 or 20. W. V. [Excav. date] January 1923.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition