Faience and gold necklace

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: The Sudan, Kerma, K 1604-13

Accession Number

20.1747

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace comprising of thirty small faience and thirteen small gold amulets, pierced for stringing, and four faience ring beads. Would originally have been part of a circlet; strands of faience beads interspersed with amulets. See also remaining beads of 14-2-17 in Jewelry Cabinet 1 drawer 11.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kerma - K 1604-13, February 1914.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition