Necklace with amulets
about 623–568 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Meroe, Beg. S.85
Legacy dimension: a) length: .033 m; b) height: .015 m; c) length: .023 m; d) diameter approximately .086 m
Medium or Technique
Electrum, stone (travertine)
Not On View
Electrum wire (d) with spread-wing vulture (a), alabaster uraeus (b), and electrum sheet bearing incised Sokar bark (c). Mounted together with other amulets 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