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Necklace

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length of string 0.930

Accession Number

24.779

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Nineteen faded blue faience “Bes” amulets strung between groups of white faience disk beads. Workman A.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb W 643 No. 17 [Excav. date] 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition