String of ball beads

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III, 325

Dimensions

String length: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.) Diameter bead: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1382

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Sixteen large ball beads strung together.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K III, 325. 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