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Necklace, bracelet elements

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, W 179

Dimensions

2.5 x 0.7 x 0.1 cm (1 x 1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-592a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Sixteen necklace or bracelet elements of silver in the form of uraeae.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition