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Necklace inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid II

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 7.3 x 2 x 0.6 cm (2 7/8 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-13

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Eleven jasper inlay fragments from a necklace.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (Amaniastabarqa). 1917: 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