String of beads

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
860–840 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El-Kurru, Tum. 4

Dimensions

Length: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.310

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Gold and carnelian. 23 carnelian barrel beads, grouped wih 186 gold ball and barrel beads.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Tum 4. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan: 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition