String of beads

Nubian
Late Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–A.D. 300


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 45

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L: 24 cm

Accession Number

1991.1130

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, milky quartz, mottled stone, faience, glass and gilded glass.

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange