String of beads
Late Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 45
Legacy dimension: L: 24 cm
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, milky quartz, mottled stone, faience, glass and gilded glass.
Not On View
From Karanog, tomb G 45. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
(Accession date: March 25, 1992)
MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange