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

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