Necklace of disk beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 426, South Cemetery

Dimensions

Length: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1668

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces and neck bands

Silver. Many tiny ring beads on remains of string.

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 426. December, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition