Necklace with pendant
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Cemetery, tomb 3
Length: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
Necklace of 88 spherical, grooved gold beads and six cowrie shells, with a central pendant showing the djed-pillar (the hieroglyphic symbol for stability) between two sa-hieroglyphs ( symbols for protection).
From Sudan, Uronarti, Cemetery, tomb 3. 1930: 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: February 1, 1930)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition