Choker

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1053/ 21-22

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3992

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace of gold wire with single carnelian bead; ends looped for fastening.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1053 / 21-22. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition