Beads

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 3400 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.) Diameter of largest ball bead: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1746

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This short string consists of nineteen graded amethyst ball beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb K 3400, debris. March 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