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Necklace

Nineteen faded blue faience "Bes" amulets strung between groups of white faience disk beads. Workman A.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb W 643 No. 17 [Excav. date] 1923

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.779

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands