String of ring beads with menat pendant

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 5 (tomb of Qalhata)

Dimensions

Length (necklace) x width: 42.5 x 0.9 cm (16 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10574

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, pyramid 5 (tomb of queen Qalhata). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: December 31, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition