Necklace with leaf-shaped beads
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. W 453
Length x width: 42.5 x 4.5 cm (16 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, travertine (Egyptian alabaster), and obsidian
Out on Loan
Out On Loan
26 small carnelian beads and 36 heart-shaped beads of carnelian, alabaster, and obsidian. (Three small beads between the heart-shaped ones).
From Meroe, Beg. West 453. 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