Necklace

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani (?)


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59, Room A

Accession Number

20.373

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace. Round beads, - forty-six carnelian and thirty-five green amazonite; also fragments of several other green amazonite beads.

Provenance

Nuri, Pyramid 59, room A, Tomb of Queen Malakaye, February 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