Beads

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma?

Dimensions

Diameter and overall length: 0.4 x 52 cm (1/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.4176

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This string of beads consists of approximately 275 black disc beads with color worn off, and three fragments of beads.

Provenance

From Kerma?, Tomb? : 1912-1913. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition