Necklace with amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 623–568 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. S.85

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a) length: .034 m; b) height: .015 m; c) height: .024 m; d) diameter approximately .094 m

Accession Number

23.1433a-d

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

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.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Beg. S. 85, Princess Mernua (Found on neck of mummy) [Excav. date] March, 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition