Beads

Nubian
Kerma
2050–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 135.5 x 0.2 cm (53 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4354

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This string of beads consists of approximately 820 small blue ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition