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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.

Provenance

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.335 W. 263

Accession Number

23.366

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands