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Gold and carnelian necklace

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Necklace with carnelian and gilded glass spherical beads; Fifty (50) gold beads alternating wih Fifty two (52) Carnelian beads.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Tomb W 150 [Excav. date] Feb. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L of string 0.410

Accession Number

24.520

Medium or Technique

Gold and Carnelian, Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands