Necklace with amulets
about 623–568 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. S.85
Legacy dimension: a) length: .034 m; b) height: .015 m; c) height: .024 m; d) diameter approximately .094 m
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Electrum wire (d), with electrum sheet spread- wing vulture (a), mottled stone broken amulet (b), and electrum sheet Was sign (c).
One of many amulets mounted together taken from the mummy of Princess Mernua.
Findspot Information: From Beg. S. 85, Princess Mernua (Found on neck of mummy) [Excav. date] March, 1923
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition