Necklace (incomplete)

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: of gold tubular beads .016 Length: of pendant .023

Accession Number

20.281

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Two pieces of a plaited gold string, forty-eight gold tubular beads; three gold pendants, two inlaid with green amazonite; and one tubular bead of stone.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, pyramid 7 (tomb of Karkamani). 1917: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition