Necklace

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka or Malonaqen
568–542 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XXVI

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: diameter approximately .19

Accession Number

20.337

Medium or Technique

Gold and rock crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace. Gold wire; twisted; one crystal barrel bead.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 26 (tomb of Queen Amanitakaye). 1918: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition