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Necklace with heart shaped beads

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26 small carnelian beads and 36 heart-shaped beads of carnelian, alabaster, and obsidian. (Three small beads between the heart-shaped ones).

Provenance

From Meroe: Beg. West 453. 1923: 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 unknown)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Nubia, The Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.425 Beg. W. 453

Accession Number

23.367

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, alabaster, obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands