Beads

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 182 cm (71 5/8 in.) Longuest: diameter and length: 0.3 x 1.5 cm (1/8 x 9/16 in.) Smallest: iameter and length: 0.3 x 0.2 cm (1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4177

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This string of beads consists of 200 cylinder and ring beads, white and cream.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. : 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