String of ball beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave 1046 no.1

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.6 x 35.7 cm (1/4 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3971

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This is a string of approximately seventy-one green-blue glazed quartz crystal ball beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X grave 1046 no.1. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition