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Long string of small amazonite (?) ring beads, faceted.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Gammai:G 116, R 9. Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Gammai, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 118 cm (46 7/16 in.) - length of necklace Overall: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) - diameter of beads

Accession Number

42.146

Medium or Technique

Amazonite (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads