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Gold ram's head necklace

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Necklace with twenty hollow gold elements; rams heads crowned with disc and feathers, separated by small gold, carnelian, and miscellaneous beads.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe Beg. W.125 [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 0.150

Accession Number

24.486

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands