Beads

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 68 cm (26 3/4 in.) Diameter and length of pendant: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.) Diameter of barrel bead: 1 cm (3/8 in.) Diameter of conical: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.) Diameter and length of cylinder: 0.3 x 0.9 cm (1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4359

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string consists of one pendant, three barrel beads, two cylinder beads, some multiple ring beads and, 700 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