Gold and carnelian necklace
Early Napatan Period
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, El-Kurru, Tum. 4
Legacy dimension: Length: of string .920
Medium or Technique
Gold and carnelian
Not On View
Necklace of alternating carnelian ball beads with flattened gold discs. Each terminal has five gold discs separated by small gold cylinder beads, followed by a short string of small gold cylinder beads.
176 carnelian and 185 gold beads.
From El-Kurru, Tum. 4. 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: March 9, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition