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Necklace with human and ram's head pendants

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Necklace made of composite human head and ram's head gold pendants with a small carnelian bead between each.


From Meroe: tomb W 263. 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


Meroe, Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: Length: 0.335 W. 263

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands