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String of ring beads with menat pendant

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru: Pyramid 5 (tomb of queen Qalhata). 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: December 31, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x Depth x Length: 3.8 x 0.9 x 42.5 cm (1 1/2 x 3/8 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10574

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands