Necklace with human and ram's head pendants
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W. 263
Length x width: 38 x 2.4 cm (14 15/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold and carnelian
Out on Loan
On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, February 18, 2018 – July 1, 2018
Necklace made of 54 composite human head and ram’s head gold pendants with a small carnelian bead between each.
From Meroe, Beg. W. 263. 1923: 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 unknown)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition