Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVIII grave 1805 no.68
Diameter bead: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.) Pendant length: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This consists of a carnelian ball bead that fits on to the post of a flat copper pendant forming an ornament for the end of a necklace. There is no suspension loop attached. Object Register says “the prong which has gone thru the bead is here bent over to form a loop for string on which were the beads.”
From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K XVIII grave 1805 no.68. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition