270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 651, No. 1
Overall: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.) length of string
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Thirty-one turquoise faience Bes amulets, one sow amulet, and 66 ring beads (spacers), forming a necklace in original order.
From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 651, No. 1 [Excav. date] March 11, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition