Necklace with blue-glazed quartz crystal pendant

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1600 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tomb K X, South Cemetery

Dimensions

Length: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4128

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Blue faience discs, with blue glazed crystal of quartzite as pendant.

Provenance

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

(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition