Beads

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1600/C

Dimensions

Overall: 4 (string length) x 0.4 (largest diameter) cm (1 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1741

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of twenty gold ring beads and three carnelian ball beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb K 1600 C, January 1914.: 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