Necklace

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
860–840 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El-Kurru, Tum. 4

Dimensions

Length: 94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

21.312

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Gold. Graded barrel beads.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Tum 4. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition