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String of 61 white quartz barrel beads with carnelian heart amulet in center.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Gammai: 24, R 42. Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

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

Findspot

Gammai, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.) - length of necklace

Accession Number

42.140

Medium or Technique

Quartz, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads