String of ball beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV B-45, body AA

Dimensions

Diameter largest: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.) Diameter smallest: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1486

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of eighty blue faience ball beads of varying size.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K IV B-45, body AA. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition