Quartz, carnelian, gold necklace

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L of string 0.430

Accession Number

24.522

Medium or Technique

Gold, Carnelian, Quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace; gold, carnelian, and quartz ring beads. Wire rings between groups alternatively of two Carnelian and two white quartz beads.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Feb. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition