Beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV B-46 body BA

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.) Diameter: 0.6 mm

Accession Number

20.2011

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This string consists of thirty-eight crystal ball beads, a few of them showing traces of blue glaze.

Provenance

From Kerma , Tomb K IV B-46 body BA 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