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Necklace. Gold wire; twisted; with sacred eye amulet of diorite.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 26 (tomb of Queen Amanitakaye). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 750–270 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.335

Medium or Technique

Gold, Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands