String of beads

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Gammai, 42, R42

Dimensions

Overall: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.) - length of necklace

Accession Number

42.140

Medium or Technique

Quartz, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of 61 white quartz barrel beads with carnelian heart amulet in center.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Gammai: 24, R 42.
Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates