Early Napatan Period
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Tum. 1
Length x width: 18 x 3 cm (7 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.) Height x width ([pendant): 2 3/16 x 1 1/8 in. (5.6 x 2.9 cm)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Multiple rows of gold ball and barrel beads held together by five gold spacer bars; from the central bar hangs a diamond-shaped gold pendant.
From el-Kurru, Tum. 1. 1919: 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition