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Multiple rows of gold ball and barrel beads held together by five gold spacer bars; from the central bar hangs a diamond-shaped gold pendant.

Provenance

From el-Kurru: Tum I. 1919: 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. (Accession date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 900–760 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

21.319

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands