270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. W 179, Meroe
Overall: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, glass, carnelian
Not On View
54 faience amulets in unusual shapes pierced at both ends and strung with 106 carnelian all beads and 115 green glass ball beads as spacers.
From Meroe, Beg. W 179. 1922: 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