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Gold. Graded barrel beads.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Tum 4. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 860–840 B.C.

Findspot

El-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

21.312

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands